A metropolis council member in Tarrant, Alabama, casually blurted out a stunning racist slur at a gathering on Monday, video exhibits. (Watch it under.)
Tommy Bryant apparently used the time period when speaking about council member Veronica Freeman, who’s Black, in accordance with the Each day Beast.
“Do now we have a home nigger in right here? Will we? Will we? Will she please arise?” Bryant mentioned.
Simply earlier than Bryant made that remark, a member of the general public questioned him about his spouse utilizing the identical slur on social media, Bama Politics reported.
“The video speaks for itself,” mentioned Mayor Wayman Newton, who’s Black, per the Each day Beast.
Bryant accused Newton of utilizing the time period beforehand to explain Freeman and mentioned he repeated it to amplify the gravity of it, AL.com reported.
Tensions have simmered between Bryant and Newton, Bama Politics famous. The Each day Beast additionally reported a “energy battle” between Newton and the white ex-police chief, Dennis Reno.
The Alabama Democratic Celebration demanded that Bryant resign, per AL.com
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