LAI350 Savage Inequalities Quotes

LAI350 Savage Inequalities Quotes - Savage Inequalities pg...

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Savage Inequalities – pg 40 – “these are innocent children, after all. They have done nothing wrong. They have committed no crime. They are too young to have offended us in any way at all one searches for some way to understand why a society as rich and, frequently, as generous as ours would leave these children in their penury and squalor for so long – and with so little public indignation” (40). “Why do we reduce them to this beggary – and why, particularly, in public education?” (41). “Martin Luther King, who lived in this neighborhood in 1966, said there was a 10-20-percent ‘color tax’ on produce, an estimate that still holds true today” (42). “He stops the car next to a weed-choked lot close to the corner of Sixteenth and Hamlin. ‘Dr. King,’ he says, ‘lived on this corner.’ There is no memorial” (42). “Kids like these will kill each other over nothing – for a warm-up jacket” (42). When I write my responses, I sit in the front of the computer and write down every quote that
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