The parents of a 10-year-old girl in Tennessee are accused of being racist after a not-so politically correct letter surfaces.
The letter, apparently written by their daughter, was to her friend harmony, letting her know why she could not attend her upcoming birthday sleepover.
She explained that her parents forbid her from going because harmony is black.
The little girl brought that letter home, and her dad, who says he does not blame the friend, says he is upset his daughter had to experience that kind of hate.
"52 years since the Dr. King ‘I Have A Dream' speech you would think that the basis for racism would disappear but evidentially it is being perpetuated by those who teach it," said civil rights activist Lasimba Gray. "Every child has a blank canvass when they come into the world."
"It angered me a little bit, it hurt me that my 10-year-old girl had to deal with this and I myself never thought I would have to deal with this," said the girl's father, Christopher Jones.
"I guess us, as parents, need to be more aware and conscious about what we teach our children," Jones said.
Harmony didn't let the hateful letter rain on her parade. He says she still enjoyed her tenth birthday party with the friends who did attend.
No word from the parents accused of being racist.