When seeking graduate and professional degrees, African Americans take on over 50% more debt than white students. On the upside, African Americans also see a bigger payoff to earning such degrees. Whether or not that payoff is enough to make up for the additional debt burden is unclear. These are some key takeaways from a study we released in […]

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball is starting a diversity fellowship program and will place about 20 selected candidates with teams and three with the sport’s central office. Applications, limited to people of color and women, can be submitted from Friday through Nov. 17 and the individuals selected will be announced in April. People […]

A 77-year-old Atlanta attorney earns his 8th college degree. He plans to use his masters in religion to work in prison ministries.

WASHINGTON (AP) — An Army statistician obtained a security clearance and worked for years on sensitive battlefield trauma research while lying about holding advanced degrees, the Army has acknowledged. The statistician, Amy N. Apodaca, was quietly forced to resign in January after admitting she did not earn the doctoral degree she had been claiming. Inquiries […]

One of Bishop Secular‘s good pastor friends got his doctoral degree. He didn’t get it for the knowledge, but for the letters. Listen to the audio player…