soc 666] - What are some of the reasons why such a large proportion of African Americans today never marry What are the explanations offered for

soc 666] - What are some of the reasons why such a...

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What are some of the reasons why such a large proportion of African Americans today never marry? What are the explanations offered for why the rate of children born to unmarried mothers has increased so drastically? Remember to respond to two students. African American families have always faced disadvantages in this country. Poverty, gentrification and ghettos, they have higher incarceration and divorce rates, as well as economic struggles with employment and homelessness, which are simply a few of the potholes that society associates African Americans with. Society has not always displayed a happy African American family in mainstream media (as much as we do today), so the environment that many grew up in is another factor. To add to complications with marriage, many african americans are marrying outside of their race, and prefer to mingle with those that

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