From the website WP06880.com...
The following letter was written by a concerned Westport parent to the members of the Westport Board of Selectwomen. The author has given us permission to publish it here in its entirety.
I was very disturbed by the public and partisan statements from Harold Bailey during his introduction of yesterday’s Heather McGhee event at the Library as reported in the Westport Journal.
Per agreement with your office, TEAM Westport is supposed to be a group that represents the entire town in ensuring an inclusive atmosphere in town for all... yet Bailey’s “draft statement from the committee” is one that is extremely partisan and not representative of the spectrum of viewpoints in Westport. This is not what you and the RTM are working toward in the rebalancing of TEAM.
Rather, Bailey and TEAM Westport, an official committee of the Town and thus speaking for the Town, continues to put forth divisive, unsubstantiated statements regarding the value of Black Lives, blame of Asian-Americans for COVID, anti-Semitic views, LGBTQ legitimacy, as well as fear of teaching our country’s history among other items. You can see the list of Harold Bailey’s seven statements at the MLK event at the Westport Library as reported by the Westport Journal...
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