The myth of educational attainment: When a Black woman's

Malveaux, Julianne
December 1997
Black Issues in Higher Education;12/11/1997, Vol. 14 Issue 21, p33
Provides information on the case of Sharon Taxman versus Piscataway education board. How Debra Williams has been retained over Taxman during downsizing; Why the affirmative action has become America's whipping post.


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