Man in border town wants to celebrate 'white' history
A man in Farmington, New Mexico, says the city's Community Relations Commission is excluding whites from its mission.

Zang Wood complained that the commission has celebrated Indian, Hispanic and African-American cultures. "What made this country great is the melting pot," Wood told The Farmington Daily Times. "You either make a level playing field and honor everybody or honor nobody."

Commission member Randy Joslin called Wood's idea "repulsive" but quickly apologized. "I wouldn't want my remarks to cause division in the community," Joslin told the paper.

The city created the commission after a series of race-related incidents involving members of the Navajo Nation.

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