The purpose of this article is not so much to report that minority children are having trouble in learning to read all kinds of children are for that matter·· but to point out that with the proper kind of instruction black children can do as well as other children. Consider briefly the findings of a few research studies documenting contentions about the reading acquisition problems that numbers of black children have.
Palmer, B. C., & Hafner, L. E. (1979). Black Students Get an Edge in Reading. Reading Horizons, 19 (4). Retrieved from http://scholarworks.wmich.edu/reading_horizons/vol19/iss4/13