William Julius Wilson

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Optimism of whites in US lags blacks by big margin

WASHINGTON (AP) – Americans’ attitudes about their economic future are sharply divided by race, with whites significantly less likely than blacks or Hispanics to think they can improve their own standard of living. Indeed, optimism […]


American poverty

Americans’ economic security deteriorating

WASHINGTON (AP) – Four out of 5 U.S. adults struggle with joblessness, near poverty or reliance on welfare for at least parts of their lives, a sign of deteriorating economic security and an elusive American […]



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