NAACP, Community Outraged Over CSB 27 Official's Comment
NAACP, Community Outraged Over CSB 27 Official's
Comment "We cannot let
this go. If we do, we will be in serious trouble. It's time to show
them, and this community, that we have power and that we consider
this to be a major issue." Bob Simmons, Democratic District
From the Meeting
never stand for this. The comment is wrong and unjustified!"
Angry parents at the NAACP
|"I went to
PS 198, and I know for a fact that certain kids are at a
disadvantage. They're making these moves, but has anyone seen
the data to support their claims?" Jameel Johnson, Chief
of Staff (Washington), Congressman Gregory W.
27 has always gotten the short end of the stick. This
statement illustrates a certain type of thinking by certain
types of people. We must stand strong!" Assemblywoman
allow our children to be disrespected in this manner."
Simone Meeks, wife of Congressman Gregory
outraged by this statement. Our children can learn if you give
them the tools to learn. This is the only profession where
professionals are paid to do a job, only to turn around and
say that they can't teach your child. That is unacceptable."
Juanita Watkins, Former City Council
to handle our business. People in this community, and within
District 27, have to realize that when you offend one, you
offend us all." Isaac Parsee, Co-chair for the Education
Committee, Far Rockaway Chapter -
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