In the last 20 years, America has started to realize that young black males are not succeeding at the same level as their counterparts. The statistics and trends are definitely alarming. Below are just a small fraction of reports, documentaries and articles that highlight the problems that our young black males are facing.
BLACK-WHITE ACHIEVEMENT GAP
National Center for Education Statistics
On average, black students typically score one standard deviation below white students on standardized tests–roughly the difference in performance between the average 4th grader and the average 8th grader.