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How the War on Drugs Kept Black Men Out of College

How the War on Drugs Kept Black Men Out of CollegeThe War on Drugs locked up thousands of black men, and a new study finds that it may have also locked many out of the college classroom—and all the benefits that come with a college degree.There was a time when black men’s college enrollment was gaining ground, as compared to white men’s. From 1980 to 1985, college enrollment among black men ages 18 to 24 grew slightly faster than it did for their white peers.However, the upward trend started to reverse for black men after the passage of the Anti–Drug Abuse Act of 1986. According to the study, the probability a black man would enroll in college declined by 10 percent due to the passage of the law, from 22 percent to 20 percent, after researchers controlled for other factors, such as changes in the state-level unemployment rates and the…


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Elizabeth Warren Wants College to Be Free

Elizabeth Warren Wants College to Be FreeStudent debt is a crisis, for students and for graduates living with debt. There’s near-universal bipartisan agreement that reform is desperately needed, but almost as much disagreement about what, exactly, to do about it. On Monday, Senator Elizabeth Warren, one of the Democratic hopefuls vying for the White House in 2020, released a comprehensive college-affordability plan that she believes could fix a fundamentally flawed system of paying for college.In a Medium post, Warren criticized the government’s hands-off approach as affordable access to America’s universities declined. “Rather than stepping in to hold states accountable, or to pick up more of the tab and keep costs reasonable, the federal government went with a third option: pushing families that can’t afford to pay the outrageous costs of higher education towards taking out loans,” she wrote in the post. To remedy this, she is calling for a series…


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2019 College Football Rankings: No. 99 Middle Tennessee moves on without star QB Brent Sto...

2019 College Football Rankings: No. 99 Middle Tennessee moves on without star QB Brent Sto…Middle Tennessee coach Rick Stockstill’s teams have been bowl eligible for seven consecutive seasons, but it may be difficult to extend the steak with his son no longer running the prolific passing attack. Orlando Sentinel college insider Matt Murschel ranked all 130 FBS teams in the country entering… ….. Read More.ORLANDO SENTINEL – Sports | Sports & RecreationSat, May 18, 20193 days ago


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Robert F Smith: Morehouse College student on having loan wiped

Robert F Smith: Morehouse College student on having loan wipedDwytt Lewis is one of the 400 Morehouse College graduates whose debt is being wiped by a US billionaire. ….. Read More.BBC NEWS – World | World News & EventsMon, May 20, 201916 hours ago


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Morehouse College student: ‘I want to change the world’

Morehouse College student: ‘I want to change the world’Dwytt Lewis is one of the 400 Morehouse College graduates whose debt is being wiped by a US billionaire. ….. Read More.BBC NEWS – United States & Canada | U.S. National NewsMon, May 20, 201916 hours ago


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Billionaire Paying Off College Students’ $40 Million Debt Has Ties to Insurance Industry

Billionaire Paying Off College Students’ $40 Million Debt Has Ties to Insurance IndustryThe billionaire technology investor and philanthropist who has promised to wipe out the $40 million student debt of the entire graduating class at Morehouse College has ties to the insurance industry. Robert F. Smith, who addressed the nearly 400 graduating … ….. Read More.INSURANCE JOURNAL – General | Consumers & ShoppingMon, May 20, 201919 hours ago


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