Boston's Mayor Michelle Wu is hosting a secret no-whites allowed Christmas party for elected officials but her office accidentally sent the invite to everyone
ยท Dec 13, 2023 ยท

Quick woke racist update.

Here we have Michell Wu, Harvard's favorite daughter, and mayor of Boston, inviting only "electeds of color" to a secret office holiday party.

Well, it was a secret. Except her assistant seems to have emailed the invite to EVERY elected official by mistake.

Denise DosSantos, the mayor's director of City Council relations, told the body's "honorable members" that, "on behalf of Mayor Michelle Wu," she was cordially inviting each of them "and a guest to the Electeds of Color Holiday Party on Wednesday, Dec. 13 at 5:30 p.m. at the Parkman House, 33 Beacon St."

Approximately 15 minutes later, however, DosSantos sent out a follow-up email to city councilors, apologizing for the prior email, which was apparently only meant for those who were invited. The body includes seven white councilors and six of color.

The Boston Mayor was going to have a party just for the racial minorities on the city council and then the assistant sent it to the entire council and had to UN-INVITE all the white members!

How awkward would that follow-up email be if you were one of the whites on the council?

Councilor Brian Worrell, who is Black and was vying for the Council presidency before tentatively agreeing to become the body's vice president next term, defended the invite, however, saying that the holiday party is simply another example of reflecting "all kinds of specific groups" in city government.

"We make space and spaces for all kinds of specific groups in the city and city government," Worrell said in a statement. "This is no different, and the Elected Officials of Color has been around for more than a decade."


In an email to DosSantos and her colleagues, Councilor Tania Fernandes Anderson, who describes herself as an African immigrant and Muslim-American woman, was more candid, saying that there is "no need for apologies at all."

"Your email should not offend anyone and there is absolutely no confusion," Fernandes Anderson wrote. "Just like there are groups that meet based on shared interests or cultural backgrounds, it's completely natural for elected officials of color to gather for a holiday celebration."

Cool, so we can have a no-brown or black party hosted by the Caucasian Elected Officials Alliance I just made up?


Why not?


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