Star Parker Biography
Star Parker is an American syndicated columnist, Republican politician, author, and conservative political activist. She is well known to have founded the Center for Urban Renewal and Education (CURE), originally the Coalition on Urban Renewal and Education. In 2010, she was also the unsuccessful Republican nominee for the United States House of Representatives in California’s 37th District
Star Parker Age
Parker was born in Moses Lake, Washington on November 26, 1956, she is 62 years old as of 2018.
Star Parker Family | Young
She was raised in a nonreligious home by often-absent parents. She later lived in Japan for three years and returned to the U.S., moving to East St. Louis, Illinois, at twelve. She has not shared any information him having siblings or elder brothers and sisters
Star Parker Husband | Married
There is no information about Star having been married, she has not shared any information about him having married and has opted to keep silent about his personal life. She has also not shared any information about him having dated before.
Star Parker Education
She got enrolled at Woodbury University, graduating with a degree in marketing. She later began advocating for conservative social and political causes and founded CURE in 1995. After she was laid off from her job as a program host on Los Angeles radio station KABC (after the outlet was purchased by Disney), Parker devoted her efforts to CURE full-time.
Star Parker Career
She began her career founding the Coalition on Urban Renewal and Education and later changed its name to the Center for Urban Renewal and Education (CURE). Located in Washington, D.C., CURE is a politically conservative organization; Parker serves as its president. She has been a syndicated columnist with the Creator’s News Syndicate. Her column is carried weekly by newspapers across the country and opinion sites such as Townhall. She was a guest on the TV program Politically Incorrect.
Parker supports welfare reform measures, claiming that welfare has become like a government plantation, which creates a situation where those who accept the invitation switch mindsets from “How do I take care of myself?” to “What do I have to do to stay on the plantation?”. She believes stable families and strong moral values are the key to ending poverty. She has asserted a moral objection to abortion and claims that rampant abortion has hurt black families. She opposes abortion, divorce, homosexuality, same-sex marriage and birth control.
In 2010, she announced her candidacy for Congress in California’s 37th District, which encompasses most of Long Beach and Compton, as well as Carson, Signal Hill, and parts of other municipalities. She lost the November 2 general election to Democrat Laura Richardson, earning 22.7 percent of the vote.
Star Parker Net Worth
Star estimated net worth is under review, there is no information about her net worth or salary but he is said to have been earning a huge salary from his work.
Star Parker Books
- 1998: Pimps, Whores and Welfare Brats: From Welfare Cheat to Conservative Messenger
- 2003: Uncle Sam’s Plantation: How Big Government Enslaves America’s Poor and What We Can Do About It
- 2006: White Ghetto: How Middle Class America Reflects Inner City Decay
- 2014: Blind Conceit: Politics, Policy and Racial Polarization: Moving Forward to Save America (Sumner Books,