Retire the Myth: Black Men, Jail and College

March 14, 2013   // 0 Comments

Show Me the Numbers: More on the falsehood and how it's caused a missed opportunity to solve real issues. by Ivory A. Toldson, Ph.D (The Root) -- "There are more black men in jail than in college" is a line that has transfigured our understanding of persistent problems among black men in the United States. Many activists and scholars recite it to invoke urgency to fight unjust social structures,...

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