Last spring– after “White Lives Matter” flyers were distributed in town — a few groups sponsored a community conversation on race.
The overflow crowd did not agree on everything. But many attendees said they’d like a follow-up meeting to discuss what life is like for African Americans in Westport and similar communities.
The event is headlined by Dr. Susan Toliver, chair of the sociology department at Iona College and an expert on multiculturalism. It includes a panel, moderated by Rev. Alison Patton of Saugatuck Congregational Church.
The ideas expressed on Sunday may be difficult for some.
Ignoring them, though, is far tougher