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Racial pay gap exists even among the highly educated

Aug 17, 2015
A new study finds that education doesn't protect equally against financial shock.
Posted In: minority, college, net worth

Why it's difficult for minorities to become cops

May 29, 2015
Stigma and previous encounters with police are among the obstacles.
Posted In: ethnicity, race, police, recruiting, minority
North County High School junior Nevay Archuleta is taking two Advanced Placement courses this year. Her school pushes all students to take at least one of the AP classes it offers.

The changing role of Advanced Placement classes

May 4, 2015
At some schools, they're more about college prep than college credit.
Posted In: AP, AP gap, AP tests, high school, Advanced Placement test, diversity, discrimination, minority, AP classes, AP high school, AP data, student data
Eleanor Roosevelt High School students Christian Esplana, 11th grade, and Joelle Carreon, 10th grade, were recently encouraged to take AP courses.

How one high school is closing the AP gap

Apr 28, 2015
Research and outreach at Roosevelt High is putting more kids in advanced classes.
Posted In: AP, AP gap, AP tests, high school, Advanced Placement test, diversity, discrimination, minority, AP classes, AP high school, AP data, student data

Addressing inequality for Black and Hispanic students

Mar 19, 2015
A report from The National Urban League paints a grim picture on education.
Posted In: National Urban League, Hispanic, minority, students, African American Unemployment, Unemployment
Shawneeka Woodard fills out a job form at the Diversity Job Fair at a New York City hotel in 2008.

Why it's so difficult to break the glass ceiling

Jul 24, 2014
New study shows women and minority leaders are discouraged from hiring diversity.
Posted In: diversity, minority, women in management

Black buying power hits $1.1 trillion. What does it mean?

Feb 7, 2014
If we were talking about countries, that would be the 16th biggest economy in the world, but it's not a country, it's the combined buying power of a group of people who are part of this country: African-Americans.
Posted In: African-Americans, minority

Political sector catching up with business on diversity

Nov 9, 2012
If there's one message that both political parties have taken away from the election, it's that the demographics of the electorate are changing. Could it shake up Washington?
Posted In: 2012 election, diversity, minority, Immigration

Minority-owned Hue-Man Bookstore to close

Jul 17, 2012
The largest African-American bookstore in the country is closing its doors at the end of this month. The Hue-Man Bookstore in Harlem has been around for ten years, but rising rents and a changing industry have made it impossible for it to stick around.
Posted In: bookstore, minority, Small Business, Harlem

'Minorities' now more than 50% of U.S. births

May 17, 2012
Latinos represent a large and growing consumer market. But reaching them poses big challenges.
Posted In: minority, census, Hispanics, Latino community