Does Escambia's African-American Community really want this beneficial referendum defeated?
Sometimes I get emails that make me scratch my head and say "Why?"
This email came, and the logic seems absent. I'm confounded by the lack of logic, actually.
The most expensive school built in Escambia County, in the last two decades, was built downtown and serves 98% African American students. It is a state of the art facility that replaced two aging facilities
The newly rebuilt Ernest Ward Middle school, funded by the 1/2 cent sales tax, serves a significant number of African American students.
So why is this group attempting to sabotage the vote to renew our 1/2 cent sales tax referendum? I'm scratching my head because a lot of African American students in Escambia County benefit from this funding source.
If the referendum does not pass, this will eventually serve to negatively affect the African American students in our county, as well as all the other students.....
Sad that people don't get that reality.
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