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Good News! More Than 5 Million African Americans Now Hold College Degrees

Good News! More Than 5 Million African Americans Now Hold College Degrees

For Blacks over the age of 25 in 2012, 21.2 percent held a college degree. This is an increase from 19.9 percent in 2011. For Whites over the age of 25 in 2012, 34.5 percent held a college degree, up from 34.0 percent in 2011.

The Huge Racial Gap in Poverty Rates

The Huge Racial Gap in Poverty Rates

There were 731,000 more blacks living in poverty in 2010 than was the case in 2009.