A Timeline of Racial Progress in the U.S., and the Lack of It, Through the Years

Here are some, not all, of the seminal events in America’s journey toward racial fairness. It shows progress that has been frustratingly slow and painfully hard-won. For example, the signing into law of the Civil Rights Act of 1968 and the assassination of Dr. Martin Luther King occured in the same week. It seems as […]

Freeman Hrabowski: 4 pillars of college success in science

Dr. Hrabowski (PhD, Math) is truly a pioneer in promoting minority college student success in the Arts, Humanities and STEM sciences.  He promotes not only success but excellence in academic and life accomplishment! His Meyerhoff Scholars Program has graduated hundreds of minority students over the past twenty years who have gone on to complete MD and […]

Value of college degree is growing, study says

On September 21st , 2010, The New York Times reports that workers with a college degree earned much more and were much less likely to be unemployed than those with only a high school diploma, according to the report, “Education Pays: the Benefits of Higher Education for Individuals and Society.” According to the report, the […]