Friday, September 25, 2009

Dr. Aurora Jackson's Research Interest

“In 2006, nearly 80% of births to black women under the age of 30 were out of wedlock. For black children, more than half (51%) are in families headed by single-parent mothers. Children in these families have extraordinarily high rates of poverty.”

I heard this during faculty introductions at the orientation - bowled over and thinking about the ramifications for our students. So what do we do?

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