WASHINGTON – Montenegro has surfaced in the news lately, as President Trump appeared to shove the small Balkan nation’s prime minister out of the way in preparation for a photo with other NATO leaders.
Black Lives Matter Protesters outside the Embassy of Montenegro Friday
However, it was the decade-old nation’s name, derived from black mountain in Latin, that drove the ire of Black Lives Matter protesters outside the nation’s embassy in Washington this weekend.
“Negro is a terrible word, and it should be illegal!” screamed Betsy Adams, a senior gender studies major at Howard University. “How dare the Ancient Romans not take the plight of contemporary African-Americans into consideration!”
For the past four days, College Park has been abuzz with excitement, anticipating the arrival of President Barack Obama to the University of Maryland for a Town Hall meeting in Ritchie Coliseum. Apparently, it was all for nothing.
“There’s too much damn traffic!” ranted Obama’s 2012 Campaign Manager Jim Messina. “What is going on up there? All the spending this city has orchestrated in the last decade, and we can’t even control our own streets? It’s a disaster!”