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Black Students Improving Faster Than Any Other Group

AFRICANGLOBE - Government data suggests persistent under-performance is on the way to becoming a thing of the past. According to recent Department for Education figures, the fortune of Black students has taken a turn for the better with a 3.5 per cent rise in passes to 58.1 per cent for the 2012/13 academic year. The increase, the biggest of any ethnic group, took Black pupils to just under the national average of 60.6 per cent, which also improved.

Women Entering Prison At Higher Rate Than Any Other Group

AFRICANGLOBE - Women are entering the U.S. prison system at a faster rate than any other group, and they face an array of issues that male inmates don’t, including pregnancy and higher rates of mental health issues stemming from the tangled web of trauma, homelessness, and sexual abuse.