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A spotlight on HBCUs

As students return to campuses across the US, consider the future of Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) and their role in advancing equality. Explore our research from the McKinsey Institute for Black Economic Mobility, and dive deeper on crucial topics, including:

  • the impact of HBCUs on the economic and educational positions of Black Americans
  • what could be gained if racial gaps were closed
  • advancing racial equity in the workplace
  • underrepresentation of diverse talent in fashion, film, and TV

How HBCUs can accelerate Black economic mobility

The economic state of Black America: What is and what could be

Race in the workplace: The Black experience in the US private sector

Building supportive ecosystems for Black-owned US businesses

Diversity in fashion: Voices from the industry

Black representation in film and TV: The challenges and impact of increasing diversity

It’s time for a new approach to racial equity