evidence for continuing inequality family income data shows whatever gains have

Evidence for continuing inequality family income data

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evidence for continuing inequalityfamily incomedata shows whatever gains have been made that those gains of Blacks and Latinos is still not comparable to Whites (Whites increase is still more than these other groups)white & asian poverty rates were about 12%-13% in 2009black, latino, & native American poverty rates about 25%-26% in 2009march 2011 unemployment rates: white 8.7, black 16.5%, latinos 12.5%, Asian 7.5%blacks, Asians, & latinos are all under represented in congress both nationally and at the state level 4/10/12   EDUCATION & MINORITY GROUPS 1954 Brown v. Board of Education de jure segregation de facto segregation biased or limited school materials self group hatred teacher’s expectations
can tremendously affect the performance of their students (both positively and  negatively) tracking test bias iq test 4/12/12 Rosenthal & Jacobson Reduced payoff Lack of minority role models Resolving educational discrimination Benign neglect Cultural deficit Compensatory education Interactionist approach 4/17/12 US GOVT. & MINORITY RELATIONS Historical patterns 1896 Plessey v. Ferguson voting rights…15 th  amendment contemporary patterns restrictive covenants telling people you can buy this ____ (ex. Piece of land)…but when you sell it you  have to sell it to a white person
4/19/12 contemporary patterns of govt. government spending public transportation health care barriers to minority political participation symbolic racism voting 4/24/12 THE FUTURE OF DIVERSITY Projection of race in the US’ Major assumption of “all things being equal”…everything has to stay the same US pop

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