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Kansas (TheGrio)–The police chief of the small town of Nickerson, Kansas has resigned in protest after city council members refused to allow her to hire an African-American officer.

“I’ve hired three officers so far this year before him and they weren’t African American ancestry and they had no issue with that and suddenly for them to say I can’t hire this one,” April Addis said.

Her concerns of racism led Addis to the NAACP.

“This fits all the mold for just flat out discrimination,” said Darrell Pope of the Hutchinson NAACP.

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