Brooklyn Primary Candidate Calls Neighborhood, 'Negrohood' In Email Typo

Brooklyn Politician Calls Neighborhood, “Negrohood” In Email

From the New York Daily News

A Brooklyn assembly candidate is apologizing after his campaign sent out a racially tinged email.

Ben Akselrod’s campaign sent out an email last week which called his Sheepshead Bay neighborhood, a “negrohood.”

The email claimed that his opponent had “allowed crime to go up over 50% in our negrohood so far this year.”

Akselrod apologized for what he called a “typo.”

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