Twice as many black women earn college degrees as black men, study reveals
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- Women and education in South Africa: Factors influencing women's educational progress and their... Martineau, Rowena // Journal of Negro Education;Fall97, Vol. 66 Issue 4, p383
Comments on the challenges in creating a system of policies that provides quality education and training for black women in South Africa. Background of the exclusion of black women in creating educational policies by the government; Disccussion of factors that affect the education of women;...
- Why Black Women More Than Black Men Are Getting An Education. Ballard, Scotty // Jet;9/16/2002, Vol. 102 Issue 13, p12
Discusses reasons why nearly twice as many Black women are getting college educations than their male counterparts, according to the U.S. Department of Education, and offers comments from Dr. Julianne Malveaux and Dr. Anthony Young.
- Gap growing. // Diverse: Issues in Higher Education;1/30/2014, Vol. 30 Issue 26, p7
The article offers brief information on the worsening educational gap between Black and Hispanic women who enroll and graduate as opposed to Black and Hispanic men as revealed in a study conducted by the Campaign for College Opportunity.
- Do the future plans of educated black women include black mates? Porter, Margaret M.; Bronzaft, Arline L. // Journal of Negro Education;Spring95, Vol. 64 Issue 2, p162
Focuses on the aspirations of educated Black women and whether or not they would have Black men for their mates. Results of questionnaire distributed to sample of young, unmarried Black female college students; Willingness of Black women to marry men from other racial/ethnic groups; What the...
- The Gender Gap in African American Medical School Enrollments Filed in Enrollments, Professional Schools, Racial Gap on March 15, 2013. // Journal of Blacks in Higher Education (BruCon Publishing Co.);03/21/2013, p1
The article presents a report released by Association of American Medical Colleges which reveals that in the year 2011 there were 3,472 Black women as compared to 2,109 Black men who were enrolled in medical schools in the U.S.
- LETTERS TO THE EDITOR. // Ebony;Oct1973, Vol. 28 Issue 12, p16
Several letters to the editor are presented in response to articles in previous issues including "Young, Middle Class and Very Black" in the August 1972 issue, "Responsibilities of Black Middle Class," and "Marriage and the Educated Black Woman" in the August 1973 issue.
- Help Black College Women Reconcile Hip-Hop's Misogyny. E. L. F. // Women in Higher Education (10608303);Jun2010, Vol. 19 Issue 6, p18
The article discusses the issue of hip-hop misogynism in African American college women in the U.S. It states that the solution in misogynism is to use hip-hop feminism by educators in promoting psychosocial development in black college women. Furthermore, hip-hop feminism faces the negative...
- Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice? Teacher Perceptions of Black Girls in the Classroom. Francis, Dania // Review of Black Political Economy;Sep2012, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p311
This paper uses national data on eighth grade female students and their English, math and science teachers to examine teacher perceptions of student behavior, such as attentiveness and disruptiveness. Particular attention is paid to differences in perception by student race and socioeconomic...
- Beyond Anecdotes: A Quantitative Examination of Black Women in Academe. Sharpe, Rhonda; Swinton, Omari // Review of Black Political Economy;Sep2012, Vol. 39 Issue 3, p341
Using data from the Survey of Earned Doctorates, the Survey of Doctorate Recipients, and the Integrated Postsecondary Educational Data System Completion Survey by Race, this paper provides a quantitative analysis of black woman as they progress through the academy as students, faculty or...