Mount Vernon Mayor Ernie Davis on federal probe: I'm target of 'lynching'
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In an outburst of emotion in print and on the radio, Mount Vernon Mayor Ernie Davis on Thursday slammed the media for "lynching" him and federal authorities for "demonizing" him as he publicly tries to combat a federal probe into his finances.
"When you are a black man ... this is nothing. There is no black leader that has not gone through all types of stuff," he told William O'Shaughnessy...