#OpenlyBlack Day 19: Retired four-star Army general, and Secretary of Defense, @LloydAustin . As the first Black Sec. of Defense, Lloyd Austin has worked to restore order to the Pentagon’s policy making process and fight for the use of civilian voices in that process.
BIDEN ANNOUNCES DEFENSE SEC: President-elect Biden and VP-elect Harris formally announce the nomination of retired four-star General Lloyd J. Austin III as secretary of defense. If confirmed, Austin would be the first Black official to hold the position.
Press sec defense of Trump is that he’s “said a lot of things” about a lot of people therefore he’s not being racist when insulting black politicians, athletes, others.