Unformatted text preview: the wealthy—those residing in Manhattan and suburban areas. Interestingly enough she describes herself living in between two worlds: with the educated/thriving and the Bronx, her hometown. This is a clear realization about the clear divide in our country of rich and poor. Majora does a great comparison of both the Bronx and New Orleans; two places one never thought of as similar. She points out the government negligence as well as high poverty rates in both locations. From Majora’s comparisons, I thought of the places around my hometown like Los Angeles and Compton. These places like the Bronx, I believe have been ignored by the government and where its citizens do not have adequate access (work, a great school district, etc.)....
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This note was uploaded on 11/14/2011 for the course ECON 01 taught by Professor Clairebattista during the Fall '10 term at Cal Poly.
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