Why African Americans Favor Studying French
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I see Steve Sailer’s imagination was caught last night by modest evidence that African Americans have some interest in French.

"…blacks make up just 2% of all Spanish AP test takers and but 8% of all French AP test takers. Also, the number of black girls who score the maximum score of 5 on French is pretty decent. Overall, French is probably the best black AP subject."

Surely the likely reason for this is the increasing presence of President Obama’s favorite immigrants, Haitians, who speak French of a sort?

At least they can claim to be broadening America’s language capabilities – a refreshing change from their usual influence, stemming of course from the usual reason.

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