By CBS 2 Chicago Staff

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.

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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.”

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Parry was speaking on the voicemail of a local pastor, James Lee, who said he was “absolutely stunned” by Parry’s words.

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The mayor has publicly apologized, but said he will not step down.

CBS 2 Chicago Staff