What was an argument made by supporters of vocational training in African American colleges and universities?

1 Answer
Feb 22, 2017

Just guessing, but they were probably more likely to get jobs.


Because of prejudice Blacks were seen as capable of only physical Labor jobs. Skilled Labor jobs like mechanics and machinists would still be in reach because they weren't Supervisory. If vocational training was provided in College then more successful outcomes could be made rather than training for leadership roles that would normally be expected of College graduates.

Racial prejudice particularly was against Blacks in any job that might have any authority over Whites.