SEE HERE Thomas Sowell, ever rational, weighs in with data. It seems obvious in light of the data that environment plays a very large role in academic success. That said, the implication is that we're not providing black children with the environment that they need, not at home, not at school. We need to reform not only the schools but the crippling environment that has been imposed on those in poverty and dependence.
"Those who promote an ideology of victimhood may imagine that they are
helping those at the bottom, when in fact they are harming them, more so
than the society that the left is denouncing."