Fort Worth Opera Dumps Director Who Swapped Opera for BLM – IOTW Report

Fort Worth Opera Dumps Director Who Swapped Opera for BLM

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When Afton Battle resigned last week as head of Fort Worth Opera, the news caused a stir among opera leaders, musicians and patrons in North Texas and beyond.

Battle was one of the first Black women ever to lead a U.S. opera company. Her pledge, she said shortly after accepting the position in 2020, was to bolster Fort Worth Opera’s commitment to inclusivity and diversity.

“Y’all know the challenges of being black in this world,” she wrote in a June 30 post on Facebook. “Magnify that with being a woman running an arts organization in a conservative city and state.

As usual, it’s all about the woke activist and she’s the victim. MORE


8 Comments on Fort Worth Opera Dumps Director Who Swapped Opera for BLM

  1. Twerking still not acceptable in the Tuxedo Crowd.
    Those passions play in after midnight mansions.
    To PBS she will go.

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