October 11, 2009
Minority-Serving Colleges Deserve More Respect
If we want the United States to be globally competitive and to meet our moral obligations to one another as citizens, we must focus on educational equity for members of minorities and help them get college degrees.
Aside from being the right thing to do, it's practical: The Census Bureau projects that the percentage of people of color in this country—that is, the nonwhite population—will increase from the current 31 percent to 52 percent by the year 2050.
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