Michael Ertel

Florida Secretary of state Michael Ertel has resigned after an offensive photo of him appeared online. The picture is from a Halloween party in 2005 and it shows Ertel dressed in blackface as a female Hurricane Katrina victim. So not only was his “costume” racist, he “also made fun of pain and suffering of hurricane victims.” Chris […]

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TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida’s top elections official abruptly resigned Thursday after a newspaper obtained pictures of him in blackface dressed as a Hurricane Katrina victim at a 2005 party. The revelation is a blow to new Gov. Ron DeSantis, who has been trying to bridge racial divides after a bitterly fought election against a […]