College Majors are Another Form of Implicit Bias in Higher Education

Instead of being a great equalizer, higher education is leaving too many Black students behind by Michael Collins. What if higher education isn’t the “great equalizer” after all? According to a new analysis of Federal Reserve data, higher education may not only reflect but also exacerbate racial inequities. Black college graduates in their thirties still have a significantly lower median net worth than their white counterparts who did not attend college. What’s worse — thanks to a combination of rising student debt, slower income growth and a pernicious wealth gap along racial lines — Black millennial graduates have actually lost ground over […]
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