african-american homeschoolers

A post on Evolving Roles for Young People in Democracy concludes with this:
In his last book [Trumpet of Conscience] before he was assassinated, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. wrote,
Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. speaking at the Ci...public domain image via Wikipedia
"One of the great liabilities of history is that all too many people fail to remain awake through great periods of social change. Every society has its protectors of status quo and its fraternities of the indifferent who are notorious for sleeping through revolutions. Today, our very survival depends on our ability to stay awake, to adjust to new ideas, to remain vigilant and to face the challenge of change."
Activists, educators, youth workers, young people, and all people across Washington must stay awake and vigilant to the challenges facing society today. The need to strengthen democracy has never been greater, and the resources have never been so limited. Communities can no longer afford to ignore the power of children and youth, either morally or fiscally. As Henry Giroux writes, “The stakes have never been so high and the future so dark.” Young people provide light in that darkness – let’s encourage their flames to grow.
Some have forgotten that children were involved in the Civil Rights struggleNote: Picture above is Dr. Martin Luther King giving his "I Have a Dream" speech during the March on Washington in Washington, D.C., on 28 August 1963.


There are a growing numbers of African-American homeschoolers:
African American Homeschoolers on the Rise:



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theft of education crimes
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