A routine campaign email turned into a teaching moment on race for a South Carolina senator.
Columbia Democrat Mia McLeod posted on social media a screenshot of a constituent’s email that referred to her by using a racial epithet and expletive. The constituent was responding to her “save the date” invitation to a Jan. 28 fundraiser.
“I was a bit taken aback, but not totally shocked,” McLeod, who is black, told The Post and Courier on Wednesday….
A routine campaign email turned into a teaching moment on race for a South Carolina senator.https://t.co/GAVz71amz8
— The Post and Courier (@postandcourier) January 15, 2020