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Overcoming the Odds: Raising Academically Successful African American Young Women

Freeman A. Hrabowski, Kenneth I. Maton, Monica Greene, and Geoffrey L. Greif

Abstract

When Beating the Odds: Raising Academically Successful African American Males appeared in 1998, it was hailed as "a crucial book" (Baltimore Sun) and "undoubtedly one of the most important tools the African American parent can possess" (Kweisi Mfume, President NAACP). Now, in response to enormous demand, the authors turn their attention to African American young women. Statistics indicate that African American females, as a group, fare poorly in the United States. Many live in single-parent households-either as the single-parent mother or as the daughter. Many face severe economic hurdles. Yet ... More

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2001 Print ISBN-13: 9780195126426
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: June 2021 DOI:10.1093/oso/9780195126426.001.0001

Authors

Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Freeman A. Hrabowski, author

Kenneth I. Maton, author

Monica Greene, author

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