The Racial Report Card for College Undergraduates

There is new data on just how well black students are performing in college, and the news is not that good. According to Education Department statistics, only 9.6 percent of black undergraduate students report earning mostly A grades since they have been in college. For whites, 19.3 percent of all undergraduates are A students.

More than 40 percent of all black undergraduate students in the United States report that they earn mostly Cs or lower on their college report cards. For whites, 24 percent say that they receive mostly Cs or lower.