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T.M. Landry and the Tragedy of Viral Success Stories

In his New York Times op ed, Casey Gerald, author of There Will Be No Miracles Here, reflects on the expose about the Louisiana school T. M. Landry and his own experience from a poor neighborhood in Texas through Yale,…

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Too Smart To Succeed, Too Good To Win — The Plight Of Black Professionals And Students

It is not uncommon for African Americans to be told by family and friends “You have to be twice as good as other people.” Co-authors J. Luke Wood, Frank Harris III, and Joshua Wood point out that when “excellence disrupts…

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Mentoring may help young men of color achieve academic success

Two recent program evaluations by the Urban Institute support the theory that mentoring can help young men of color succeed.

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