MICHIGAN CITY, Ind. (CBS) — There were new calls Tuesday night for the mayor of Michigan City, Indiana to resign.
The city council in Michigan City has unanimously approved a resolution asking Mayor Duane Parry to step down – after the mayor made profanity-laced comments about a Black pastor.READ MORE: At Least 24 People Shot, 3 Killed In Gun Violence In Chicago This Weekend
In the voicemail, Mayor Duane Parry is heard saying, “They want a f***ing audience, you know – these Black guys, they all want a f***ing audience.”READ MORE: MISSING: Matthew La Luz, 32, Last Seen In Rogers Park, May Need Serious Medical Attention
Parry was speaking on the voicemail of a local pastor, James Lee, who said he was “absolutely stunned” by Parry’s words.MORE NEWS: Chicago Weather: Spotty Showers Sunday Night, Monday
The mayor has publicly apologized, but said he will not step down.