02/21/2012 02:47 pm ET

Youth Baseball League President Suspended For Racist Facebook Comment

An Oak Lawn youth baseball league board suspended its president during a special meeting on Monday for a racist comment he posted on his personal Facebook page about the late singer Whitney Houston.

John Kelly, president of Westside Baseball--a youth league that offers baseball and softball programs for boys and girls--posted the comment early last week after the singer was found dead in the bathtub in her hotel room on February 11. Authorities have not yet announced the cause of Houston's death, but speculation is that a combination of drugs and alcohol may be involved.

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