A new study finds that income inequality has remained unchanged for less-educated working-class Black men for decades. However, high-income Black men with college degrees are narrowing the income gap with their White counterparts.
First Lady Michelle Obama hosted the third annual College Signing Day in Harlem. About 4, 000 high school seniors and several celebrities joined Mrs. Obama for the event to promote higher education.
A new report says the college graduation gap between Black and Whites students remains, even with an overall increase in graduation rates. But some institutions are successfully helping to close the gap.
Pew Research says Black and Hispanic parents see the need for a college degree more than White parents do. The researchers say the difference is based in aspiration and resources.