Harvard Educational Review
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    The Color of Success

    African-American College Student Outcomes at Predominantly White and Historically Black Public Colleges and Universities

    Walter R. Allen
    The results of a study suggest that academic achievement among black college students is highest for those students who have high educational aspirations, who are certain that their college choice was correct and who have positive relationships with the faculty. Those black students attending predominantly white colleges report lower academic achievement than those black students attending historically black colleges.

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    Spring 1992 Issue

    Abstracts

    Talking about Race, Learning about Racism
    The Application of Racial Identity Development Theory in the Classroom
    Beverly Daniel Tatum
    The Color of Success
    African-American College Student Outcomes at Predominantly White and Historically Black Public Colleges and Universities
    Walter R. Allen
    Participation and Degree Attainment of African-American and Latino Students in Graduate Education Relative to Other Racial and Ethnic Groups
    An Update from Office of Civil Rights Data
    Gail E. Thomas
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