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Racial discrimination: A barrier in African Americans educational achievements, its not really surprising after reading the article More African American male are in jail rather than colleges. African Americans are still facing inequalities in

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  • Submitted: 15/03/2010
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Racial discrimination: A barrier in African American's educational achievements

Among blacks, the centuries of abuse and exploration had created ways of life marked by the patterns of duplicity, including self-deception, as well as something far more forbidding and lethal. Slavery in the United States had led to the development of the psychology of timidity, passivity and even cowardice among the African American. This has encouraged racial discrimination, which is a leading disease in today's minority educational achievements and African Americans are the main victims of this disease. Despite advancement in education reform efforts, to this day African American students continue to experience inequities within the educational system. Through this essay, I am going to investigate the study that talks support arguments about racial discrimination in education sector.

Racism has existed in America since the country's inception. The racial achievement gap in American education is often viewed as a product of this history of racism in conjunction with modern manifestations of prejudice and discrimination. These larger structural and social issues, such as racism and socioeconomic disparities, are often displaced onto individuals: "African American students lack the motivation to achieve academically." As the report of NY

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