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There's a hidden message of resistance in the White House arts committee's resignation letter

Source: CNN

It was an act of protest in form and function.

Perhaps you heard that the remaining 16 members of the President's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities resigned in protest Friday. Actor Kal Penn, a member of the group, shared the resignation letter on Twitter -- a sharp rebuke of the President's response to white nationalist rallies in Charlottesville, Virginia, in which Trump blamed people on "all sides" for the deadly violence and rejected calls to remove divisive Confederate monuments.

"We cannot sit idly by, the way that your West Wing advisors have, without speaking out against your words and actions," the letter said. "Ignoring your hateful rhetoric would have made us complicit in your words and actions."

As the letter spread through the Internet, many noticed the group used artistic license to drive home its point. The first letter of each paragraph spells out a rallying cry: RESIST.

Read more: http://www.cnn.com/2017/08/19/entertainment/white-house-arts-committee-letter-resist-trnd/index.html

Go to a vigil against these nazi hate groups, but if you can't, then here is

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America is a great country because Americans are good. We help each other. Please chip in and help these families, because by doing so, you will exemplify all that is and should be good about this country we love.

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