Philadelphia Mayor Michael Nutter has come under fire from his predecessor former mayor John Street who questioned the current mayor’s blackness, sentiments Nutter tells theGrio.com are “ignorant and undignified.”
“I was elected as mayor of the city of Philadelphia and all of its constituencies,” Nutter said.
He says that all Philadelphia residents are concerned about the same issues: quality schools, safe streets, and a government, which operates with integrity.
Responding further to Street’s attack on him, Nutter adds that the comments are a distraction and only serve to draw attention away from the current scandal Street himself is facing due to his management of the Philadelphia Housing Authority.
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