Tag: black parents

Minister: Democrats putting special interests above needs of black children

An influential black minister endorsed Republican New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie this week because of the governor’s support for school vouchers. In doing so, Bishop Reginald Jackson also offered a harsh assessment of the Democratic Party. “It is sad for me to see my party, which embraced the civil rights[Read More…]

‘We can’t ignore the pleas of our parents anymore’ – BAEO President Kenneth Campbell, podcastED

Elected black Democrats who support vouchers and charter schools are slowly but surely finding themselves less isolated. And for that, they can thank relentless parents, said Kenneth Campbell, president of the Black Alliance for Educational Options. The tide is changing because of “this constant drumbeat that they’re hearing from parents[Read More…]