Girl RSVPs to birthday party, explaining she can’t go because ‘you are black’

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MEMPHIS -- The father of a 10-year-old girl says a letter to his daughter didn't ruin her birthday party, but surprised him and angered him.

The letter was reportedly written by another girl, a classmate whom Harmony Jones invited to her birthday party.

The letter said: "Maybe I will not be able to go to your birthday sleepover because my dad will not let me go because you are black."

bd“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 Christopher Jones, Harmony's dad.

The children are students at Highland Oaks Elementary. The school had no comment on the off-campus party or the letter.