Every year but this, due to Covid, I speak at a conference for Black PhDs. That conference both uplifts me, and reminds me of how few Black men find their way to advanced educations. Which is another reason for this marriage disparity. FAR too many Black women find themselves alone because their education levels far surpass those of their male counterparts, a fact of life driven by incarceration and a great many other complex factors.

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