HAVE BLACK GIRLS BEEN OVERLOOKED: Why Are 40 Percent of Black Females Dropping Out?

June 27, 2014   // 0 Comments

By Dr. Jawanza Kunjufu Why has America and the Black community been silent about this epidemic? We hear so much about the 47 percent dropout rate among Black males, but I believe a 40 percent dropout rate among Black females is outrageous and unacceptable. Black males may be on life support, but Black females are in critical condition. What are the factors causing so many Black girls to leave...

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