A city council meeting erupted when a white member stood up and exclaimed “Do we have a house [n-word] in here?”, in an exchange that has gone viral and sparked outrage.
Republican Tommy Bryant is seen making the remark in the direction of Councilmember Veronica Freeman in a clip from a Tarrant, Alabama City Council meeting that was posted by HuffPo’s Phil Lewis.
Tarrant, Alabama city council member Tommy Bryant has come under fire after he stood up and loudly asked, “Do we have a house nigger in here?” during a city council meeting https://t.co/5HqTZ3WV4m pic.twitter.com/xo1rjgqSGy
— philip lewis (@Phil_Lewis_) July 20, 2021
The broader context of the exchange isn’t all that helpful to