At a shocking moment, Alabama Congressman John Bryant shouted the N at the meeting because he was facing a call to resign
In a controversial meeting on Monday night, a white Alabama city councilman was recorded throwing an N at a black colleague.
Congressman Tarrant John “Tommy” Bryant got up from his chair, pointed to Congressman Veronica Freeman and told her, “Do we have a house here? Would you please stand up?”
The video was posted in the city Facebook page After that, it obviously caused the audience to gasp.
Sitting outside the three chairs, Freeman can be seen breathing heavily and crying, while her arms are wrapped around her masked face.
Soon, she left the room.
Bryant had a back and forth with Mayor Wayman Newton, who was reading aloud social media posts written by Bryant’s wife.
“It’s about me, not my wife, and the subject has changed now,” he said, his hands open with a scornful expression.
The mayor continued: “Your wife interrupted…Your wife put herself in politics by posting on Facebook, and she attributed it to you.”
When someone in the audience yelled “…the other time she used the N word”, the two continued to quarrel.
At this moment, Kobe slammed the table with his fist, got up from the seat, and said to Freeman:
“The N word… let’s talk about the N word.
“Do we have a house N word here?”
Bryant claimed that he repeated the single use of the same word N used by the mayor on Monday.
“What the mayor said has no effect,” Bryant said.
“No one blames him for this. I think it’s time to know about the mayor.
“That’s why I do what I do, and I hope people in the audience will realize that he is the one who said these things.”
Bryant refused to apologize.
“If it can attract the attention of everyone in the United States, what kind of mayor we have, I don’t regret telling it. If this requires their attention, I’m glad I said it,” Bryant said. WBRC.
“I did what needed to be done,” claimed in an interview Victoria’s Secret The mayor used the same term, but he clarified in the “Executive Council” that it was a “stupid HN”.
“He doesn’t need to use this word in front of everyone.
“I think this city should know the terminology used by the mayor, and I don’t want him to get away with it.”
He also rejected the call for him to resign from the city council.
Black Mayor Newton denies ABC News He has used slander.
“Unfortunately, this is a wrong political gimmick,” Newton said, adding that Bryant’s allegations of using “HN” defamation against him were “absolutely untrue.”
At the same time, the calls to condemn Kobe are getting louder and louder.
The chairman of the Republican Party of Alabama, John Wall, quickly called Kobe’s behavior “completely unacceptable.”
“The Republican Party of Alabama is deeply disturbed by the outbreak of racial discrimination and disrespect shown by Congressman Tommy Bryant,” he told Alabama local news.
“Such language is totally unacceptable under any circumstances, and what is even more worrying is from elected officials.”
The Democratic Party of Alabama went further and asked Kobe to resign.
“He is a racist and not fit for military service,” Their statement read.
It continued: “Alabama has a long way to go in terms of competition, but catering to the KKK and using the N word should make you unfit for service.
“These racists belong to the history books of Bourconner and George Wallace, not the payroll of the taxpayer.”