Project 21’s Massie Critiques Obama NAACP Speech On Tonight’s “O’Reilly Factor”

Project 21 Chairman Mychal Massie is scheduled to appear on the Fox News Channel’s “The O’Reilly Factor” program on Friday, July 17 at 8:00 PM eastern. Laura Ingraham is guest-hosting. Also on with Mychal will be Professor Mark Sawyer of UCLA.

Mychal has been invited to discuss President Obama’s remarks last night to the NAACP convention in New York City. Along with praising the group on its centennial, Obama specifically promoted his vision for education reform.

Fellow Project 21 member Kevin Martin made the following remarks following the President’s remarks to the NAACP:

President Obama may believe his speech before the bobbing heads of the NAACP won him some points in the black community, but the reality is that it is the past and present actions of elected officials such as Obama that are responsible for the current state of education in our community. Obama and his liberal allies on Capitol Hill have sought to crush any alternative to our failed public education system – such as public charter schools, vouchers and increased parental involvement – most likely because it would ultimately make the teacher unions and elected officials have to become more accountable.

Expect Mychal to echo Kevin’s feelings as well as discuss how Obama’s plan to institute new energy taxes is also against the best interests and will of black Americans.

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