Wade Williams, a 75-year-old, Monroe, Louisiana, resident is facing a felony terrorizing charge after a racially slurred exchange with his registrar of voters, according to MSNBC. He was furious that he hadn’t received his voter registration card, and threatened a state official over the phone that he would “empty his shotgun” (implying that he would hurt the official). Williams’s irritation was fueled by his urgent need to vote, because he was afraid of the possibility of a Black candidate clinching the nomination. He said I need to vote to “keep the nigger out of the office,” according to MSNBC. On the way to being booked by police, Williams reportedly continued to use the N-word and also stated that he had a shotgun, but it was hidden at his house.
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