- Kyle Greene, who is running as an independent in the race for District 18A state representative in Minnesota, released his first campaign ad on Facebook earlier this month.
- In the ad, Greene, of Grove City, Minnesota, tells voters he wants “to be your n—-.”
- Greene identifies as African American, white and Cherokee Indian.
- He said he included the racial slur in his video so voters focus on “the real issues at hand.”
An organic farmer who is running for state representative in Minnesota identifies himself as the N-word in his first campaign video.
Kyle Greene, who is running as an independent in the race for District 18A state representative in Minnesota, released the video on Facebook earlier this month.
“I want to be your state representative, I want to be your public servant and I want to be your n—-,” Green, of Grove City, says in the ad.
Greene identifies as African American, white, and Cherokee Indian, according to the Minnesota Star Tribune.
He said he included the racial slur in his video so voters focus on “the real issues at hand.”
“We need to unify as a society, and we need to stop dealing with trivial matters,” he said. “The word … is part of the American history, regardless of the race. … It’s part of my history.”
Greene said he does not plan on buying digital ads on other websites, so the video will simply remain on his Facebook page.
The organic farmer told The Star Tribune he decided to run for office because he believes the incumbent, Republican Rep. Dean Urdahl, has been ignoring what he sees as judicial corruption.
He said he is currently drafting bills that would hold judicial officials accountable.
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