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Stephenie Lai September 22, 2009 SOCI 2820 The Color of Money Race plays an important factor in household income and upward mobility. Throughout history, there have been inequalities that have made it more difficult for the non-white minorities to climb up the economic ladder. Although social and economic conditions in today’s world are more equal, there is still that struggle for equality in the workplace and even for the resources for upward mobility, such as higher education and health care. As most people are already aware, blacks have been previously been restricted from education. It is evident in current college enrollment that blacks are still trying to find their way to higher education. Even immigrants, such as Asians and Hispanics, have trouble in this area as well. A lot of minorities are first-time college students within their families. This makes even the application process difficult. No one in their family has had the experience in filling out the forms or there could even be a language barrier that prevents parents
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