FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price is asking for the resignation of a man tasked with creating unity in the city.READ MORE: City Of Dallas Cancels At-Home COVID Vaccination Program That Was To Use Johnson & Johnson Doses
“This position as Human Relations Commissioner demands that you be respectful and equitable with all people,” Mayor Price said. “That’s what that commission’s about. Certainly we didn’t have that here.”READ MORE: FDA Recommends "Pause" For Johnson & Johnson COVID Vaccine To Review Blood Clot Cases
Mike Steele is a member of the city’s Human Relations Commission which was designated to address racial disparities within the city.
Mayor Price said she was recently alerted to what she describes as Steele’s “disrespectful and inappropriate Facebook posts” regarding transgender people, Muslims and immigrants, according to the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.MORE NEWS: Troops From Mexico, Honduras, Guatemala Deployed To Guard Borders And Lower Migration
CBS 11 reached out to Steele, but has not heard back.