Among 112 New England colleges and universities surveyed by the Boston Globe, number with a Black athletic director: 5 Boston Globe
Among New England’s 58 collegiate football programs, number led by Black head coaches: 2 Boston Globe
Percentage of American adults who had an interaction with a police officer in the past year and say the interaction was an overall positive experience: 75% Gallup Center on Black Voices
Percentage of Black Americans who had an interaction with a police officer in the past year and say the interaction was an overall positive experience: 59% Gallup Center on Black Voices
Percentage of Americans who support requiring multicultural lesson plans in public school curricula, including antiracism studies: 65% Tulchin Research on behalf of the Southern Poverty Law Center
Percentage of America’s 101 most selective public colleges and universities that reported declines in Black student enrollment between 2000 and 2017: 58% The Education Trust
Number of M16 semiautomatic rifles that the University of Maryland police department announced it was returning to the U.S. Department of Defense in the wake of national protests against police brutality: 50 University of Maryland
Percentage of U.S. adults experiencing depression symptoms before the coronavirus pandemic: 9% Boston University School of Public Health
Percentage by mid-April: 28% Boston University School of Public Health
John O. Harney is executive editor of The New England Journal of Higher Education.
“Kitchen” collage by Montserrat College professor Timothy Harney.
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