College graduates

  Each year, the White House grants the Presidential Medal of Freedom to individuals who have made major social, political, and cultural contributions to the country. It’s recognized as the highest civilian honor. Later this month, President Obama will bestow the medal on nineteen distinguished recipients including musician Stevie Wonder, murdered civil rights activists James Chaney, […]

Can getting a college diploma help a Black person get on a more even footing with white people in the job marketplace? Not really, according to a new report by the Center for Economic and Policy Research, titled “A College Degree is No Guarantee.” Reports CBS News: The study shows that in 2013, 12.4 percent of Black college students […]

“NewsOne Now” host Roland Martin loves to offer his words of wisdom every week on the radio and TV One. Well, last week, he gave the commencement address at historically black Langston University. In true Roland fashion, he brought the funk. Watch! Be sure to listen to “NewsOne Now” with Roland Martin, weekdays at 7 a.m. EST and watch at 9 […]

A recent article on the New York Times is about the way in which college graduates are facing greater and greater difficulty in finding employment after leaving school. The New York Times reports: Employment rates for new college graduates have fallen sharply in the last two years, as have starting salaries for those who can […]