Race and Equity
Data has shown that Black women need to acquire advanced degrees in order to make comparable wages to other races and to men. Here are their stories.
August 14, 2023
Black and Latino youth are struggling with mental health, all the way to college. This program could help.
Howard University is training the next generation of social workers to make them better equipped to help students in Washington, D.C.’s public schools.
July 10, 2023
The experience continues to be a crucial part of creating an environment that embraces Black culture — and prepares them for the real world.
Students have criticized what they see as the militarization of HBCUs after Howard University secured a $90 million research contract from the Department of Defense earlier this year.
May 19, 2023
In Louisiana, just 5% of teachers are Black men — something the state’s education commissioner has said is a major concern. The profession is very white nationally, too.
May 12, 2023
At three Southern campuses, officials are hoping community policing will help ease tensions.
May 12, 2023
The loans may be a common choice for those hoping to finance their children’s college education, but they come with serious financial consequences.
Black student enrollment overall has been declining across higher education. But it’s particularly evident at historically Black institutions.
The HBCU is shifting away from traditional definitions of masculinity and embracing a more expansive, inclusive view.
April 13, 2023
About 110,000 Black women with some college credits but no degree returned to college in 2020, nearly double the number of Black men.
March 27, 2023