Kern apologizes for comments on minorities and women; NAACP says it’s not enough
The Oklahoma City legislator says minorities don’t work as hard and have less initiative than whites. She made the comments while supporting a ballot measure that would no longer require the state to follow affirmative action policies.
BY MICHAEL MCNUTT •
Published: April 29, 2011
Rep. Sally Kern, who infuriated homosexuals with comments she made three years ago, apologized Thursday for statements she made Wednesday against women and black people during a debate on affirmative action.