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
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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.
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