Mayor apologizes for email showing watermelons at White House

By David Edwards
Wednesday, February 25, 2009 10:03 EDT
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Los Alamitos Mayor Dean Grose apologized after Local businesswoman and city volunteer Keyanus Price complained about receiving a email from his personal account showing a watermelon patch at the White House. The mayor said he was unaware of the racial stereotype that African Americans like watermelons.

This video is from MSNBC’s News Live, broadcast Feb. 25, 2009.

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David Edwards
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David Edwards has served as an editor at Raw Story since 2006. His work can also be found at Crooks & Liars, and he's also been published at The BRAD BLOG. He came to Raw Story after working as a network manager for the state of North Carolina and as as engineer developing enterprise resource planning software. Follow him on Twitter at @DavidEdwards.
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