Karran Harper Royal is a leader of Parents Across America.
She lives in New Orleans, where she went to public schools. Her child attends a charter school.
She spoke at the SOS 2012 meeting in Washington, where she analyzed why some African American leaders and civil rights figures got on the wrong side of education reform.
The video was made by Norm Scott, retired NYC teacher, leader of the Grassroots Education Movement, and producer of the celebrated film “The Inconvenient Truth Behind ‘Waiting for Superman.’”