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LibDem Councillor Brown In Racial Abuse Storm: Video

by | 30th, June 2010

SHIRLEY Brown, a Liberal Democrat councillor, tells the members at a Bristol City Council budget meeting that Conservative member Jay Jethwa is a coconut ”.

Shy? No. Brown and hairy on the outside and sickly white within. She is accusing Jethwa of betraying her blackness. And of being hairy, which is unforgivable. and,then, Jethwa isn’t black.

Mrs Brown made the comment in response to a proposal to end funding for the Legacy Commission which funds ethnic minority projects.

Says Mrs Brown:

“In our culture we have a word for you, a word which many in the city would understand, and that’s coconut. At the end of the day I look at you as that.”

So. Because you are black you should always support anything black no matter if you agree with it or not? Here’s Brown:

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