ATLANTA, June 25,
2012, 9 a.m.
Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed today assailed local NAACP head John Evans for disparaging a transportation revenue
Reed said that Evans, who is president
of the DeKalb-based group, "must not be a very good
Evans was on WVEE-FM disparaging Reed's transportation
bill moments before the mayor came on the radio station's morning
show. Evans said that Reed was one of four blacks out of nearly two
dozen at the table supporting the plan.
Reed also accused him of talking "that trash."
"How many people has he ever employed?" Reed
asked. "How many businesses has he brought to the city
“He talks that talk because he doesn’t have any responsibility.
He doesn’t have a job to do. He doesn’t have to deliver for people
every single day. He doesn’t have to look into the eyes of mothers
who are trying to get jobs for their kids. He doesn’t have to look
at them. He runs around, all day, God knows what he does, talking
He challenged Evans him to "please come on V