Twice as many black women earn college degrees as black men, study reveals
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- 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.
- 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.
- "Ushered into the Kitchen": Lalia Halfkenny, Instructor of English and Elocution at a 19th-Century African American Women's College. HARRIS, JENNIFER // Acadiensis;Summer/Autumn2012, Vol. 41 Issue 2, p45
This article examines the life of Lalia Halfkenny (1870-1897), the first identified black Maritimer to graduate from a post-secondary institution in the region (the Acadia Ladies' College in 1889). Particular emphasis is on Halfkenny's trajectory from illegitimacy and poverty in the region to...
- 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...
- Biography as Curriculum: Autobiographical Representations in Preservice Teacher Education. Cozart, Sheryl Conrad; Generett, Gretchen Givens; Price, Paula Groves // Vitae Scholasticae;2007, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p77
The article explores the authors' pedagogical use of a DVD they produced that looks at the experiences of African American teachers, students and parents. It notes that the DVD titled "Intergenerational Conversations: Black Women, Identity and Schooling," has been used as means for engaging...
- 100BWFS hold Women in Funeral Service Empowerment & Education Conference. // Funeral Home & Cemetery News;May2011, pA39
The article focuses on the Funeral Service Empowerment & Education Conference of the 100 Black Women of Funeral Service (100BWFS) held in Houston, Texas in 2011. It says that the event focused on the topics of empowerment, proper education and innovation, and highlighted a Funeral Home Tour,...
- Black Women in the Ivory Tower, 1850-1954: An Intellectual History. Rosenberg, Rosalind // American Historical Review;Feb2008, Vol. 113 Issue 1, p217
The article reviews the book "Black Women in the Ivory Tower, 1850-1954: An Intellectual History," by Stephanie Y. Evans.