Alabama Council Member Tommy Bryant Utters Stunning Racist Slur In Meeting
A city council member in Tarrant, Alabama casually blurted out shocking racist slander at a meeting on Monday, a video shows. (Watch it below.)
“Do we have a house nigger here? Do we Do we Will she get up please? ”Said Tommy Bryant, according to the Daily Beast.
Bryant apparently spoke about Councilor Veronica Freeman, who is black, noted the point of sale.
Just before the outbreak, a member of the public asked Bryant whether his wife had used the bow on social media, according to Bama Politics.
"The video speaks for itself," Mayor Wayman Newton, who is Black, told the Daily Beast.
Bryant accused Newton of previously using the term to describe Freeman and said he repeated it to reinforce the meaning, AL.com reported.
Tensions between Bryant and Newton have simmered, Bama Politics noted. The Daily Beast also reported a "power struggle" between Newton and white ex-police chief Dennis Reno.
The Alabama Democratic Party has called for Bryant's resignation, according to AL.com
This article originally appeared on HuffPost and has been updated.
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