oklahoma trustee resignske

A trustee in the town of Luther, Gregg Atkinson, has resigned just one day after being exposed for using racial slurs to describe Oklahoma officials. Atkinson referred to the city’s mayor and police chief as the n-word in an audio tape. On Tuesday, the former city council member apologized at a town hall meeting and admitted to his mistake. To see news footage from Luther and excerpts from Atkinson’s speech, click below.

Scarlet Santana

How can we trust officials elected to represent the community properly and with good intentions, if they’re the same ones who look down on us? Imagine things that Atkinson has implemented or ignored because he may be racist. Do you think Gregg Atkinson should have or shouldn’t have resigned? Why?