Beloved longtime local activist B.J. Kalaidi complained about the disruption.
She was gaveled for speaking out about the disruption.
I then asked that the City directors also be gaveled. That never happened.
Instead, Ms. Kalaidi and I were both ejected from the meeting room!
Reckon that my late friend and mentor, KKK-buster Stetson Kennedy, would be proud? Stetson was arrested here in St. Augustine on Election Day, 1950 for running for U.S. Senate on a campaign advocating "total equality." Stetson called me a "freedom fighter" and "Stetson Kennedy, Jr."
As LBJ said to Congress after Selma, "We SHALL overcome!"
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Here's a cool 2011 interview of civil rights hero Stetson Kennedy: http://cleanupcityofstaugustine.blogspot.com/2017/07/busting-up-klan-and-sticking-it-to-man.html