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'Black Minds' Matter - School Choice

By Kerry McDonald writing for Fee Stories

In the wake of George Floyd’s death and various Black Lives Matter protests, Denisha erriweather penned a widely-read opinion article for Real Clear Education in July 2020 where she emphasized that in addition to their lives, black minds matter too. “Those committed to protecting black lives cannot simultaneously refuse to nurture black minds,” she wrote. “We deserve K-12 education options beyond the singular one the government assigns. We should no longer tolerate a system that has promoted mediocrity at best, and generational devastation at worst,” she continued, arguing further that “[f]amilies should control their child’s education funding and direct it to the school or learning environment they choose.”

Last year, Black Minds Matter took off. Its new website captured the growing list of hundreds of black-owned schools across the country.

Read the full article at Fee Stories