Alabama mayor resigns after put up on Crimson Tide’s BLM video

A controversial small-town mayor in Alabama has resigned after complaining on-line in regards to the College of Alabama soccer staff’s assist for the Black Lives Matter movementJune 29, 2020, 12:28 PM2 min readCARBON HILL, Ala. —
A controversial Alabama mayor has resigned after posting disparaging feedback in regards to the College of Alabama soccer staff voicing its assist for the Black Lives Matter motion.
Carbon Hill Mayor Mark Chambers submitted his resignation letter to the town clerk on Saturday, information shops reported. The council within the metropolis of about 2,000 folks exterior Birmingham hasn’t accepted it but, however an emergency assembly might be held Wednesday.
A Fb put up from Chambers Saturday, stated he was promoting his photographs of of the Alabama soccer staff and head coach Nick Saban due to their “sorry” political beliefs. He stated “the Tide is completed for my part.”
In a video shared by Alabama soccer, Saban and gamers learn an essay by Crimson Tide offensive lineman Alex Leatherwood, who wrote, “All lives can’t matter till Black lives matter.”
The small-town mayor beforehand confronted scrutiny final yr for complaining on social media about “child killers” and “socialists,” saying “homosexuals lecture us on morals” and “transvestites lecture us on human biology.”
Chambers wrote: “The one technique to change it will be to kill the issue out.”
Chambers initially denied the remark however later apologized. Two city council members later resigned, reportedly as a result of they did not wish to be related together with his feedback.

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