- Although athletics is seen as an avenue to access higher education for Black males, within this study, Black males were not overly represented within the sample size. Black males were mainly clustered within the sports basketball and baseball. Tweet
- Black males earned 72 percent of the credit hours they attempt, which was less than all other examined groups. Tweet
- Within Black males, those with low socio-economic status earned only 67 percent of credit hours attempted. Those with high socio-economic status earned approximately 82 percent of credit hours attempted. Tweet
- Approximately 14 percent of all Black males earned a certificate or degree, whereas the percentage of degrees earned for all Black females was twice as high (29.5 percent). Tweet
Between a Ball and a Harsh Place: A Study of Black Male Community College Student-Athletes and Academic Progress
by David Horton, Jr.
Mar 1, 2015