A 77-year-old Atlanta attorney earns his 8th college degree. He plans to use his masters in religion to work in prison ministries.

Going to college and completing your degree still makes a great difference in your pay.

The U.S. Department of Education has released preliminary data on degree attainments during the 2008-09 academic year. That year more than 467,000 African Americans were awarded higher education degrees. The survey reports that 94,409 associate‚Äôs degrees were awarded to blacks. Blacks accounted for 12 percent of all associate degree awards. In the 2008-09 academic year, […]