Study explores how black men find success in college

The study challenges white students and leaders at these institutions to confront their biases, so that the responsibility for dispelling myths doesn’t fall entirely on black male students.

In this Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2016, photo, Colerain Township Police Det. Dave Hubbard, left, and Nan Franks, CEO of Greater Cincinnati Addiction Services Council, drive through a suburban neighborhood before a visit at the home of a heroin user who five days earlier nearly died from a heroin overdose in Colerain Township in Hamilton, Ohio. A new program in Colerain Township has police more focused on helping addicts than arresting them. They’re trying to quickly steer those who overdose into treatment before they relapse into their dangerous lifestyles and help them through recovery. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Heroin scourge changes role of police in hard-hit areas

While some critics ask whether police are putting social work over law enforcement, authorities say that while they are stepping up efforts against dealers, they can’t arrest their way out of such a pervasive epidemic.