The New Civil Rights Struggle (Hint, It Isn’t “Homosexual Rights”)

As Assistant Editor Brendan Miniter points out in the Wall Street Journal, a growing number in the black community are recognizing that the debate over school choice is the new front in the civil rights battle.

Even some notoriously polarizing figures like Al Sharpton are starting to call out “Professor Jim Crow.”

While Ford’s billdied on the vine” this session, his defection from the ranks of the anti-choicers represents a key shift, and is one of many incremental gains that have edged South Carolina closer to real school choice options.

(More info on school choice in South Carolina here, and nationally at the Milton Friedman Foundation for Educational Choice.)

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