College & Workforce Readiness Opinion

NY Daily News: Let’s Not Make This Just About Race

By Richard Whitmire — May 17, 2010 1 min read
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There’s more to the boy troubles than race, Lorenzo Esters and I argue in a commentary in today’s New York Daily News. Solving those problems demands a little more honesty from our leaders, however. President Obama, who called for leveling racial achievement gaps at the Hampton graduation, somehow overlooked what had to be obvious: 70 percent of those graduating were female.

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