Alea Roach10-10-04TA Stephanie FarrarDiscussionQuestions on “Ethnic Heroes and Racial Villains in American Social Science” by Stephen Steinberg. 1)On page 97, Steinberg states, “That these new immigrants have generally settled in cities with large concentrations of poverty-stricken blacks has only highlighted the contrast between upwardly mobile immigrants and inner-city blacks…‘race’ is not an insurmountable obstacle and cannot explain why so many blacks are still mired in poverty.”In this statement, Steinberg argues that race is not the reason for black poverty. But aren’t all races different, and therefore, don’t they all respond in different ways to each other?
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