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Cops schmooze with public as council apology eases Mott-Coonrod feud - Nooganomics. Local economy & free markets
print City councilman Demetrus Coonrod, humbled by a Christian mediation session, utters a public apology Tuesday to Marie Mott and a former gang member who a week before had decried police aggression and the lack of opportunity in Chattanooga. By David Tulis / 92.7 NoogaRadio Ms. Coonrod’s apology is mild because it does not rehearse her gaffes about blacks being “complacent and lazy” and particularly repent of them. But it is the fruit of a counseling session with three local clergy members and Miss Mott, a minister’s daughter and likewise a practicing Christian. Her promise not to forgot those in