Alabama Lawmaker Faces Calls to Resign After Using Racial Slur in Council Meeting

An Alabama lawmaker on the Tarrant City Council faced calls to resign after using a racial slur to address a fellow council member during a meeting on July 19.

Council Member John “Tommy” Bryant can be heard saying the n-word at around 1:41:07 into the meeting, which was livestreamed on the council’s Facebook page.

Alabama Democrats issued a statement calling for the resignation of Bryant, stating “he is a racist and unfit to serve”. Credit: City of Tarrant via Storyful

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