Atlanta CBS 46 News Anchor Sharon Reed dropped by Real Talk with Rashad Richey to talk about a viewer who called her the “N” word during a live broadcast. While bringing news to the masses about the highly anticipated Atlanta mayoral election results, race became a topic of discussion among the news team. Reed has a style that is unmistakably authentic and during the show, decided to publicly address the racist email and put the person who sent it on “full blast”. Sharon Reed kept her professional and straight-forward demeanor while “clapping” back and stating her disdain for the word and the context. Her response soon went viral and has now become a topic of discussion on national shows and digital publications.
Listen below to the interview: