ERIC Number: EJ399857
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1989
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Prisons Devouring Multitude of Young Black Males: High Incarceration Rate Partly Blamed for Dwindling College Enrollment.
Black Issues in Higher Education, v6 n12 p1,12-15 Aug 31 1989
Examines connections between the increase in the number of young Black males in prison and their decreasing representation among college students. Discusses the following factors: (1) breakdown of the family; (2) drugs; (3) racism; (4) youth attitudes toward education; and (5) teacher expectations. Emphasizes the need for Black male role models. (FMW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Note: First article of a three-part series. See UD 514 641 and UD 514 644 for related articles.