Tazewell County Schools signs resolution condemning racism

TAZEWELL COUNTY, WV (WOAY) – Tazewell County School Board signed a resolution condemning racism and affirming the school division’s commitment to an inclusive school environment for all at their monthly school board meeting.

The meeting was held on July 13, 2020, at Tazewell Middle School. The school board voted unanimously on the resolution presented by School Board Chairman, David Woodard.

“Racism is an ugly party of history and history is where it belongs. I believe there is a better “us” than that, and I believe our schools should be safe havens for everyone – regardless of race, color, sex, or creed,” said Woodard. “Equality for all is the goal in our school system. I was deeply disturbed by recent events in our country regarding prejudice and racism,” added School Board Co-Chairman, Irene Mullins.

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