Polite, V. C. (1993). If only we knew then what we know now: Foiled opportunities to learn in suburbia. The Journal of Negro Education, 62(3), 337-354.
The young African American male population is the one segment of US society in desperate need of enhanced opportunities to learn. A study that tracks the educational transitions of several African American males who attended a predominantly African American suburban high school between 1986 and 1989 is discussed.
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