LA City Council’s Racist Former President Finally Resigns

Los Angeles’s ABC affiliate reports:

Following intense public pressure amid a growing controversy over racist remarks, Los Angeles City Councilwoman Nury Martinez announced Wednesday she is resigning her seat. Martinez had already resigned her position as president of the council. Now she is leaving the seat altogether. “It is with a broken heart that I resign my seat for Council District 6, the community I grew up in and my home,” Martinez said in a statement released by her office Wednesday afternoon.

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