Local Residents Speak Out Denounce the Latest Racist Remarks By Senator Frank Artiles
MIAMI – Local community leaders in District 40 will hold a press conference on Thursday, April 20 to share their disgust over the recent comments of State Senator Frank Artiles and call for him to be held accountable for his reprehensible words and actions.
The press conference will be held at The Bethel Church 14440 Lincoln Blvd. Miami, FL 33176 at 3pm.
In the hours since the initial reporting of his remarks, Artiles has been accused of also making derogatory remarks against the LGBTQ community, the latest in a pattern of inappropriate language and disrespectful actions that accompany a host of questionable policy positions that stifles opportunity in many local and statewide communities.
Critics, including the editorial board of the Tampa Bay Times, have called for the State Senator, Frank Artiles to resign from office.