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    We have what I would call educational genocide. I’m concerned about learning totally, but I’m immersed in the disastrous record of how many black kids are going into science. They are very few and far between. I’ve said that when I see more black students in the laboratories than I see on the football field, I’ll be happy.
    —Jewel Plummer Cobb (b. 1924)

    As a jewel of gold in a swine’s snout, so is a fair woman which is without discretion.
    Bible: Hebrew Proverbs 11:22.

    We have what I would call educational genocide. I’m concerned about learning totally, but I’m immersed in the disastrous record of how many black kids are going into science. They are very few and far between. I’ve said that when I see more black students in the laboratories than I see on the football field, I’ll be happy.
    —Jewel Plummer Cobb (b. 1924)