Wealth Inequalities In America

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One interesting thing the author notes is the wealth inequality in the United States. Even though “1% of the population own nearly half the wealth in the country the American dream persists” (Golash-Boza, pg. 269). People still believe that if you work hard you will succeed. At first glance, it’s clear that white people have a higher percentage of home ownership than any other race. However in saying that, I would like to know what the population totals were by race for each state as well. It would be interesting to see those numbers to compare as well. This information would certainly give you a better picture of the correlation between population and home ownership. Also it seemed like white category was much more even in percentage range

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