The Buffalo News obtained a copy of the tape in which Buffalo Common Council candidate Joseph A. Mascia is heard making racist remarks about Mayor Byron W. Brown, Council President Darius G. Pridgen and other African-American officials. In the recording, apparently made several months ago with a cellphone while Mascia was riding in a vehicle with a former employer, Mascia repeatedly uses the N-word when referring to African-American leaders.
Read the full story here.
Listen to audio of the recording below. (Offensive words have been obscured.)