Black Scholarships and Jobs for Youth© 16
Dr. Richard H. Ross, Sr. (Ph.D.)
The African American and African Foundation on Science, Education and Economic Development, Inc. has a strong interest in raising funds for Black American development in economics and education. The U. S. lags behind several nations in the world on education of their youth. Although, the U. S. spends significantly more money on education than other countries.
There is, however, a real disparity between White and Black student’s education. More than 60 years after Brown vs Board of Education, school systems in the United States are separate and unequal. Many factors contribute to disparities in education. Lower wealth, lower health and lower parental education levels and more dealings with the justice system and other circumstances leave Blacks without the same educational opportunities as Whites. The economic opportunities provided by scholarships and jobs will improve Black education and cultural achievements.
The contribution from donors will be used for scholarships and jobs for Black youth and the Black community. Black American men, women and youth will be directed to complete a high school diploma and GEDs. Scholarships will be awarded to young mothers and fathers with children to educate themselves, and their children to achieve jobs.