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Empty Promise: Black American Veterans and the New GI Bill

Publication Date Dec 1, 2014

Abstract

The 2008 GI Bill offers college funds for veterans. Yet Black male vets are not taking advantage of these benefits. This chapter examines personal and societal problems that hinder access to higher education for Black vets, and suggests some ways adult educators can advocate for these young men.

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Empty Promise
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Black Veterans
Personal Problems
American Veterans
College Funds
Young Men
Higher Education

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