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Connie Trube
Connie Trube, a city council member in La Marque, Texas is ignoring calls to resign after she was taped making racist remarks about the local school board.

Another day in post-racial America:

Local 2 Investigates obtained a copy of an audio recording of a parking lot conversation between Trube and the husband of a political adversary. On the recording, Trube is heard expressing her thoughts regarding the troubled financial and academic state of La Marque Independent School District.

"It's not going to get any better until you get those blacks off the school board," Trube is heard stating on the recording. "She really turned black. She got on the school board with the rest of the blacks and they all just ganged up and that's why the school system has gone to hell."

When Local 2 spoke with Trube following Monday's council meeting, she said she stands by her remarks.

"What is on the tape is nothing more than me stating my honest opinion and I don't back down from that," said Trube. "I never denied what was on the tape."

Jump below the fold to hear the audio of the conversation.

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Originally posted to Scout Finch on Tue Jun 10, 2014 at 01:16 PM PDT.

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