Mar 16, 2015

Education Is Not Great Equalizer for Black Americans

Gaps in wealth, not in education, between black and white families may be the most powerful force locking Americans into their social class.

In the story of the American Dream, education and a good job are supposed to erase the class differences into which we are born and open opportunity to anyone with merit and grit, regardless of race.

But new research is showing that getting another degree or a higher paying job may do less than believed to make good on the American Dream for families of color.

View and read the feature here.