African Immigrants Are Better Educated Than Americans

African Immigrants Are Better Educated Than Americans
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African immigrants are better educated than native-born Americans. 42% of African immigrants have a bachelor's degree or higher; 33% of Americans do. Immigrants from Nigeria? 60.9%.

Racism depends on ignorance. And at a time when knowledge is available instantly and for free, ignorance is increasingly a matter of choice.

No one is forced to watch Fox and Friends.

US Census Bureau

Census data on African immigrants:

Census data on educational attainment of Americans:

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