Join @socalmom, @hegemommy, @karoli, @cyn3matic and others on a MOMocrats.com live chat that covers the 2012 State of the Union address. We’ll be doing the online version starting at 6 pm PT / 9 pm ET and watching the official White House livestream.
Gene Marks seems to suggest that kids from impoverished backgrounds – all too many of whom are African American – can simply access computers and lift themselves up by their digital bootstraps to use free websites and enter elite prep schools or colleges. Maybe a handful of motivated kids will manage a heroic feat like that despite all the odds, but is this going to work for the majority of poor kids?
Interview with 2010 candidate for Congress from CA CD-48 Beth Krom.