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Magnolia Mayor Calls for Alderman to Resign for ‘Racist Rhetoric’ About Protests

The African American mayor of Magnolia, Miss., will formally call for a white alderman to resign tonight after the official made a Facebook post calling on law enforcement to “Clear the Streets” of anti-racism protesters with “Snow Plows for Snow Flakes.” Mayor Anthony Witherspoon said that the alderman, Joe Cornacchione, also liked subsequent comments from his Facebook friends who suggested police ought to use “fire hoses” and “buck shots.”

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