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ERIC Number: EJ598453
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1999
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ISSN: ISSN-1077-193X
Before the Rescue Squad Arrived: Community Sponsorship of Exceptional African-American Children in Poor Communities.
Stanfield, John H. II
Challenge: A Journal of Research on African American Men, v10 n1 p61-77 Win-Spr 1999
Investigated the social origins of black physicians from poor, rural, southern communities, examining contextual factors that helped explain their great academic and professional success as young adults. Argues that it was the community that identified and nurtured these gifted children, thus making it possible for them to attend college and professional school and find more sponsorship there. (SM)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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Language: English
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