"White man has and is destroying the world."

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"White man has and is destroying the world."

Post by Pete » Thu Jul 12, 2018 2:13 pm

CAROLLTON, Ga. - A Carrollton City Council member went public for the first time Monday night about a controversial Facebook comment some deemed as racist.

At the City Council meeting Gerald Byrd, also the mayor pro tem, spoke of righting social injustices and racism he personally experienced but offered no apology.

“The cops were called on me when we were celebrating my mother’s birthday at my house with her siblings,” said Byrd from his seat at the council.

It was part of his response to push back from a Facebook post showing a native American against a black man with the caption the genocide of one race, the enslavement of another followed by Byrd’s response "Both people in the photo are the same. White man has and is destroying the world."

It’s a statement which many saw as racist, .................................http://www.fox5atlanta.com/news/carroll ... ebook-post
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