Academic Ignorance and Black Intelligence.

@inproceedings{Labov1972AcademicIA,
  title={Academic Ignorance and Black Intelligence.},
  author={William Labov},
  year={1972}
}
The controversy over why children in the inner-city schools show such low educational achievement has been examined in several recent issues of The Atlantic. In the September, 1971, Atlantic, R. J. Herrnstein summarized the position of psychologists and others who believe that heredity is substantially more important than environment in determining intelligence, as measured by IQ tests. In its issue of December, 1971, The Atlantic published a number of letters (the correspondents included… CONTINUE READING

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