Ex-L.A. City Council Boss Resigns After Leak of Racist Rant

Posted on AllSides October 12th, 2022
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Irfan Khan

Nury Martinez, the former president of the Los Angeles City Council who stepped down from her leadership post after a leaked audio recording captured her using despicably racist language about a Black child, called it quits on Wednesday.

In a statement, the Democrat resigned, acknowledging what had become increasingly clear in the wake of days of protests after the leak: that her remaining in office was untenable.

“It is with a broken heart that I resign my seat for Council District 6, the community I grew up in and my...

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