Twice as many black women earn college degrees as black men, study reveals
- Understanding black women's positive orientation to education. Mirza, Heidi Safia // Adults Learning;Jan95, Vol. 6 Issue 5, p157
Investigates the background factors that lead young black British women taking the route into post-compulsory education. Cultural orientation of working-class migrants towards meritocracy and credentialism; Expectation of economic independence; Prevalence of relative autonomy between the sexes;...
- 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.
- Exploring The Linkages Of Single Black Mothers And Their College Experiences. Lashley, Maudry-Beverley; Ollivierre, Linda // Global Education Journal;2014, Vol. 2014 Issue 4, p138
Single motherhood is neither a new nor a rare phenomenon. However, when the image is applied to minority women, in particularly Black women, it often brings to mind implications of inadequacy. Only limited research attention has been paid to the experiences of single Black mothers who are...
- First Black and first woman receives doctorate in medicinal chemistry from Florida A&M. Steward, Monica // New York Amsterdam News;5/22/2003, Vol. 94 Issue 21, p37
This article focuses on achievements of Tiffany Wilson in the field of medicinal chemistry. During commencement exercises, she became the first woman and first Black person at the Florida A&M University (FAMU) to earn a Ph.D. in medicinal chemistry in the year 2003. Her desire is to design and...