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Income, Race Disparities Persist in Higher Education Opportunities

By Tiffany Pennamon Diverse Education While the United States has made progress in increasing postsecondary attainment, data trends show that there are still persisting inequalities in...

Expelled in 1956, first black student at University of Alabama gets...

Associated Press TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Autherine Lucy Foster, the first African-American student to attend the University of Alabama, received an honorary doctorate degree last...

College Choice Foundation gives students higher ed boost

Ameera Steward The Birmingham Times When she earned more than $2 million in college scholarships and a full-ride to Yale University, Jillian Jolly, a Ramsay High...

Black Studies Leaders Laud Georgetown Student Vote for Fee to Fund...

By LaMont Jones Diverse Education Some African-American studies professors are praising Georgetown University undergraduate students for passing a referendum to assess students a semesterly fee to...

With white students becoming a minority, public universities push harder to...

By Casey Parks Diverse Education BATON ROUGE, La. — A few weeks after Stewart Lockett made local headlines for becoming the first black student body president at Louisiana...

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