San Francisco Board of Supervisors President Shamann Walton admitted using the “N-word” to berate a security guard, Emare Butler, who asked that he remove his belt as he walked through a metal detector at City Hall instead of using a wand.
Both Walton and Butler are black.
Walton, who tried to argue his use of the N-word was justified, has accused others of racism in the past — including, most recently, newly-installed school board member Ann Hsu, who implied that black parents do not urge their children to learn.
As Breitbart News reported in 2020, Walton also introduced a new city rule, the Caution Against Racially and Exploitative Non-Emergencies (CAREN) Act, which punishes racially-motivated 911 calls.
The San Francisco Chronicle reported that Undersheriff Joseph Engler,