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Racial Stratification and Education in the United States : Why Inequality Persists

  title={Racial Stratification and Education in the United States : Why Inequality Persists},
  author={ohn and U. O. and GBU},
  • ohn, O. U., GBU
  • Published 2009
  • I have heard both white and black Americans on several occasions ask: 1) why racial inequality persists and 2) why black Americans continue to lag in school performance and educational attainment after all the improvements in race relations since 1960. They point to new employment opportunities in the private and public sectors for blacks who have a good education, and to the growing number of middle-class blacks. The belief that filings should be different now because of improved opportunity… CONTINUE READING
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