Student loan debt is at an all time high — and it’s hitting African-American students the hardest. According to a study by the Brookings Institution, there are racial debt disparities in low-to-moderate income students. Black students leave college with an average debt of $27,000, while White students incur an average of $20,000. Student load debt facts: Black […]
Studies show that inmates who have not had access to rehabilitation programs are more likely to reoffend. President Obama is continuing his commitment to criminal justice reform with his “Second Chance Pell Pilot Program”.
To high acclaim, President Barack Obama renewed the White House Initiative on Historical Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) in 2010. The initiative proposed nearly $100…