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  • Children view same-race friendships differently for blacks, whites

    African American children who have mainly African American friends may be viewed as "cool" and more popular by their classmates - but white students who affiliate mostly with other white students may be perceived less positively, according to a new study co-authored by education professor Philip C. Rodkin.

    African American children who have mainly African American friends may be viewed as "cool" and more popular by their classmates - but white students who affiliate mostly with other white students may be perceived less positively, according to a new study co-authored by education professor Philip C. Rodkin.

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