# La city council
Opinion: Race Relations- LA City Council Nury Martinez racist diatribe reminds us how far we haven’t come
Nury Martinez's comments show it's not just the average "white supremacist" racism here in California. Social media went scorched earth over the weekend with the Los Angeles Times reporting of a leaked audio tape of Nury Martinez, the L.A City Council President, using derogatory and racist language against the Black child of fellow councilmember, Mike Bonin.
Los Angeles, CA2022-10-11
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