Tag: Senator Jamilah Nasheed

Missouri Senator Jamilah Nasheed writes letter to Sen. Durbin regarding racist radio station in Southern Illinois

Democrat Missouri state Senator Jamilah Nasheed wrote U.S. Senator Dick Durbin of Illinois a letter regarding a radio station in Southern Illinois that routinely uses racist and misogynistic slurs on air. Nasheed stated that radio personality Bob Romanik, who hosts the ‘Kool Killer Kountry’ (KKK) radio station on 1190 AM, regularly uses language calling African American’s racist nicknames, and regularly attacks people of different sexual orientation along with calling women “bitches” and “whores”. The Missouri senator’s […]

RELEASE: Senator Jamilah Nasheed Files Proposal to Repair Damage Done by 2017 Legislation

JEFFERSON CITY — State Sen. Jamilah Nasheed, D-St. Louis, filed a bill to repair damage done by the passage of last session’s Senate Bill 43. Signed in August by the governor, the new law created serious consequences for Missourians. First, the law shields perpetrators of workplace harassment or discrimination from accountability. Second, it takes Missouri out of compliance with federal non-discrimination standards. “The errors in this law have created some serious issues for Missouri citizens,” […]