Oklahoma’s Sally Kern Apologizes For Saying Blacks Don’t Work Hard
Oklahoma State Representative Sally Kern apologized on the Oklahoma House floor for saying blacks don’t study as hard and work as hard as whites. The NAACP had called for her resignation, but she will not face discipline.
“I want to humbly apologize for my statements last night about African Americans and women,” she said. “I believe that our government should not provide preference based on race or gender. I misspoke while trying to convey this point last night during debate.
“Women are some of the hardest workers in the world. My husband is a pastor of a diverse, inner-city church and the way that my words came out last night is certainly not my true spirit.Click here for reuse options!
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