Rejecting Racial Hopelessness

Julianne Hing collects evidence that programs specifically tailored to minority college students can greatly boost their dismal graduation rates. TNC cheers:

Julianne Hing marshals some evidence to show that black male graduation gap is not an intractable fact of American existence. I'm a fan of these sorts of posts, not because they bring a dose of positivity, but because they bring a dose of realism. When faced with what appears to be a problem impervious to wonkery, it's very tempting to succumb to the creeping sense that there are no answers.