“Mormon Ancestors”, Eh?

MSNBC host apologizes after panel makes fun of Romney photo with black grandchild

“I am sorry. Without reservation or qualification. I apologize to the Romney family. #MHPapology,” Melissa Harris-Perry wrote on Twitter. Her statements were also posted on MSNBC’s website.

“As black child born into large white Mormon family I feel familiarity w/ Romney family pic & never meant to suggest otherwise.”

Harris-Perry has Mormon ancestors, and her mother graduated from Brigham Young University in Utah, where she wrote articles about Mormon womanhood, according to Religion Dispatches online magazine. Harris-Perry, herself, identifies as a Unitarian Universalist.

“I apologize to all families built on loving transracial adoptions who feel I degraded their lives or choices,” she continued, on Twitter.

http://politicalticker.blogs.cnn.com/2013/12/30/msnbc-panel-makes-fun-of-romney-photo-with-black-grandchild/?hpt=hp_t3

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