A lot more people of colour are now going to school than ever. Picture Source- Pixabay
A recent US report shows that 45% of college students are people of colour. This is a huge leap forward, compared to 20 years ago, when the number was less than 30%.
About one-third of all the post-graduate college students in America are people of colour. The population of hispanics in colleges have been on the rise at an even faster rate, as they are graduating now at very unprecedentedly high rates.
This increase in the number of people of colour in universities, could be said to be due to the efforts of different governments, organisations and institutions, helping them see the benefits of education and staying in school.
People of colour, especially from Africa have historically been at the bottom of the line, in terms of education and financial resources.
However, this has been changing a lot in recent years, as a lot more Africans are more determined to end that circle of poverty. One of the easiest ways they do this is through education.
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