a State of Washington A city council member has been under fire for posting racy photos to promote a speech tour for local middle and high schools, and having an ego the size of “Harry and Meghan” for doing so.
In 2021, 23-year-old Josh Vinda will become the youngest African-American in the history of the City of Lynnwood and Washington State to hold public office.
He has been on a “Love Conquers All” lecture tour at various schools in the district and has recently expanded to other schools in the state and country. he says He talks to them “about the importance of leading with love and chasing dreams.”
Binder black lives matter An activist and progressive who beat veteran politicians to win seats, he posted a photo of himself shirtless to promote the tour, and in doing so made a big statement about his abilities as a leader. I put it out.
“As I prepare to speak at conferences and schools across the state and abroad in the near future, I have had time to reflect on my first tour here and think about how much all of my students have meant to me,” Binder said. I write by speaking directly to adults. he is going to speak
Josh Binda, 23, was elected in 2021 to become the youngest city councilor in Lynnwood history. He’s been on a “Love Conquers All” lecture tour at various schools in the district and recently expanded to go to other schools in the state and country, promoting it and backlashing with this topless photo. is causing
“I truly consider myself the transformative leader of our generation,” he captioned the topless snap. is a person who intends to
“I’m not necessarily the leader the system wants, but I’m the leader the system needs, and I’m here to shake things up and break down barriers for future generations,” he added. rice field.
The photo sparked backlash on both social media and has spread beyond the district.
Jason Lantza conservative talk radio host, Binda has “an ego that competes with Meghan and Harry.”
One Facebook commenter added, “Unbecoming a member of the council, but even worse sexual advertising for his Middle School and H. School tours.”
The tour is already controversial, Lynnwood Times It was noted that he received $14,000 in speaking fees from the school.
Binda criticized the article’s author and paper’s publisher, Mario Lotmore, himself a former state senator candidate, and said he was “successful.” [his] They see the influence and power I have on the next generation and they don’t like it, so they have a mission to dismantle me.
He also called criticism of him “racist, discriminatory, intimidating and misinformation.”
He has been on a “Love Conquers All” lecture tour at various schools in the district.
Binda, a Black Lives Matter activist and progressive who defeated veteran politicians to win the seat, posted a shirtless photo of himself to promote the tour and made a big statement about his abilities as the tour’s leader. made a statement
The photo sparked backlash on both social media and spread outside the district.
Asked to confront the issue again at a recent board meeting, he said, “I think it’s easy to sexualize something that isn’t meant to be sexual at all.”
Binda, the son of Liberian immigrants, literally won the government lottery that allowed him to enter the United States before he was born. When he won his first election, he was majoring in political science at a state university. king 5.
His public role in the region’s Black Lives Matter protests in the wake of the murder of George Floyd in Minnesota prompted him to seek public office.
He defeated Linda Utter, a former congressman who actually served before he was born, just over 500 votes.
He has been twice convicted of campaign finance laws, has spent thousands of dollars in campaign funds on his own, and is months behind in filing post-election paperwork.
Binda was fined $1,000 for these violations.
He’s also now facing an investigation from the city for creating a promotional video for a lucrative tour at the City Council.
DailyMail.com reached out to Councilman Vinda for comment.
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