7 Lies We Need to Stop Telling About Young African-American Men – PolicyMic

Kwasi Enin

Last week Long Island teenager Kwasi Enin captured national headlines after becoming part of an impressive club: high school seniors who have been accepted into all eight Ivy League schools. However, while many celebrated Enin’s achievement, a bitter minority griped that the teenager had somehow gamed the system. The racial subtext was obvious: Enin couldn’t have actually have gotten into all those schools by himself. Why? Well, because he’s black.  

via 7 Lies We Need to Stop Telling About Young African-American Men – PolicyMic.

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