Tanya McDowell

Al Sharpton (credit: AP)

Sharpton To Headline NAACP Education Rally

Tuesday evening, Rev. Al Sharpton will be coming to Norwalk to rally support for a homeless woman who is facing criminal charges because she sent her child to a school in a district where she did not reside.


Tanya McDowell is seen with the Connecticut NAACP's Scott X. Exdaile outside state superior court - Norwalk, CT - Apr 27, 2011 (credit: AP Photo/Stephanie Reitz)

Supporters Rally Behind Homeless Woman Arrested For Sending Son To Norwalk School

Imagine being arrested for sending your child to the school of your choice. That’s what happened to a homeless mother who faces felony charges and 20 years in prison if convicted.