Academy faces admission dip among blacks

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Applications are down 20 percent for African-Americans since 2001

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http://www.baltimoresun.com/news/lo...6jun06,0,1499658.story?coll=bal-local-arundel

The number of African-Americans applying to the Naval Academy has dropped nearly 20 percent since 2001, confounding school officials who presented a smattering of statistics to a civilian oversight board yesterday.

Senior academy officials said minority applications have rebounded slightly in the past year, but had no explanation for either change....
 
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