The Soft Bigotry of Low Expectations: ~ Thomas Sowell

“It is amazing how many people think they are doing blacks a favor by exempting them from standards that others are expected to meet.” — Thomas Sowell

Low expectations, generally, can set up a self-fulfilling prophecy. Students can be well-served if they find friends, classmates, and mentors who help raise those expectations and improve the quality of the performance.

About ajb

I am clinical psychologist and academic coach with more than twenty years of psychotherapy, academic coaching, and training experience. I operate from my base camp in the Chesapeake Bay Country of Tidewater Virginia. I have a long-term interest in the relationship among public policy, education, mental health, poverty, and change language.
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