A Civil Liberties Imperative: Promoting Quality Education for All African-American Children
by Jacqueline Berrien - 1993
Recent attention to the economic and educational status of African-American males is long overdue. As proposals for the creation of African-American male-oriented educational programs have surfaced and proliferated, the discussions that have ensued have had the laudable effect of drawing attention to the severe economic and educational crisis faced by African-American males in the nation's inner cities. However, there has been a simultaneous effect of overlooking the similarly bleak economic and personal prognosis for many African-American young women and girls educated by the same inadequate school systems.
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