The search for warmth in frosty times

Fields, Cheryl D.
February 1999
Black Issues in Higher Education;2/18/1999, Vol. 15 Issue 26, p6
Discusses Afro-Americans' quest for higher education. Prevailing perception of Afro-Americans as anything but scholarly despite their achievements in higher education; Increasing access to higher education for Afro-Americans.


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