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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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To talk about structural racism, we have to talk about white privilege

This post in Urban Wire: Race, Ethnicity, and Gender, the think tank Urban Institute‘s blog, defines the basic terms white privilege and structural racism, how they are understood and the impact they have particularly on policies and practices.  “In the…

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Millions of black students attend public schools that are highly segregated by race and by income

Reed Jordan of the Urban Institute reports on the high degree of exposure of African Americans to poverty, the result of centuries of discriminatory housing practices.  One result is a concentration of black students in high poverty schools.  He says, “The  effects…

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