Tag: Pew Research Center
College-educated Blacks and Whites are more likely to discuss relations than their less-educated peers. But for college-educated adults, Blacks are more likely than Whites to say they talk at least sometimes about race relations by a margin of 79 percent to 59 percent.
The survey found that the majority of all African American respondents reported experiencing discrimination at some point in their life. However, this exposure to discrimination was more pronounced among African Americans with at least some college experience
Black student enrollment has increased from 10 percent to 13 percent at public four-year institutions, from 13 percent to 14 percent at private, nonprofit four-year institutions, from 13 percent to 15 percent at public two-year institutions, and from 21 percent to 28 percent at private for-profit schools.
A new survey from the Pew Research Center has found that 73 percent of Americans believe that colleges and universities should not consider race or ethnicity when making admissions decisions. Only 7 percent say race should be a major factor in admissions and 19 percent say it should be a minor factor.
A widening racial wealth gap impedes the ability of Black families to pay for the college education of their children and grandchildren. Since the Great Recession, the racial wealth gap has expanded significantly.
For African Americans, in 1994, men were nine percentage points more likely to enroll in college immediately after high school graduation. Now, Black women hold a 12 percentage point advantage.
New data from the U.S. Census Bureau shows that 83.6 percent of the non-Hispanic White population in the United States has Internet access in their home. For Black Americans, the figure is 68 percent.
A new study published by the Pew Research Center finds that the much publicized "digital divide" between Blacks and Whites is mostly due to economic factors rather than race.