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More than one third of African Americans who hold a Ph.D. in a STEM field earned their undergraduate degree at a historically Black college of university.

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For Those With Ph.D.s in STEM Fields, Blacks More Likely to Work in Academia Than Whites

A new study of more than 400,000 doctoral recipients of all races from 1959 to 2010 finds that 49 percent of Black women and 46 percent of Black men with Ph.D.s in STEM fields hold academic positions.