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Racial Lines Still Divides US Higher Education

Higher education continues to see racial divides, including in the earning power of graduates of different races and ethnicities.

When researchers looked at the earnings of white, black and Latino Americans who had earned a bachelor’s degree between 1991 and 2016, they saw that whites earned about $10,000 more a year than blacks and Latinos with the same education.

And in 2016, white college graduates held 77% of the good-paying jobs. These men and women represented 69% of available job holders nationwide.

However, over the same period, blacks and Latinos with a bachelor’s degree increased their likelihood of getting and keeping a good-paying read more >>>

Source:: VOANews.Com