Recent reports show that after six years, only 40% of Black students in Maryland’s university system earn a degree, while 65% of the general population of students do so. At Coppin State University, only 17% of students earn a degree after six years. At Morgan, the rate is 39.3%. Why are black students struggling to graduate, and why are historically Black colleges and universities showing some of the worst graduation rates? We’ll discuss the challenges facing Black students and HBCUs.
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