December 4, 2011

WHERE BLACK STUDENTS FROM ELITE SCHOOLS GO TO WORK: “Black students who graduate from elite colleges consistently gravitate toward less prestigious – though by no means less important – jobs in fields perceived as directly addressing social and racial inequities, such as education, social work and community and nonprofit organizing, the author found.” Oh, I think they probably are less important. But I also think they’re fields where affirmative action is likely to play a bigger role in hiring.