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Pew Research Center Study Shows a Widening Racial Wealth Gap

Pew Research Center Study Shows a Widening Racial Wealth Gap

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.

The Alarming Gender Gap in African American College Participation Rates

The Alarming Gender Gap in African American College Participation Rates

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 Government Data Shows a Racial Gap in Home Internet Use

New Government Data Shows a Racial Gap in Home Internet Use

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.

The Digitial Divide Has Nothing to Do With Race

The Digitial Divide Has Nothing to Do With Race

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.