TSR STAFF: Maurita S.! @maurita.salkey!
#Roommates, this mayoral candidate from St. Petersburg has got some nerves hunny! During a heated town hall meeting, mayoral candidate #PaulCongemi blew off some steam by telling the audience members to "go back to Africa." _____________________________________
According to The Grio, Congemi took it personally when audience members said he was a "non-factor" in the mayoral race. He clapped back by saying: "...you and your people talk about reparations. The reparations that you talk about... your people already got your reparations. Your reparations came in the form of a man named #BarackObama," Congemi said while pointing a finger at audience members.
He went on to say. "My advice to you, if you don't like it here in America, planes leave every hour from Tampa airport. Go back to Africa. Go back to Africa. Go back!"
After the backlash from the community, the Mayor of St. Petersburg -- read more at TheShadeRoom.com!