Racial And Ethnic Inequality

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In our American families and societies, we still see that racial and ethnic inequalities that still exists. The news article of Stanford News, “Significant racial and ethnic disparities still exist, according to Stanford report” by Milenko Martinovich relates with our lecture on Social class and racial/ethnic differences in family formation patterns because the news report and out lecture slides clearly explained that most of the African Americans and Hispanics are the ones who faces the inequities of housing, employment, health, wealth and education. Also this is not a perfect example of our lecture topic on social class and racial/ethnic differences in family formation patterns because their news reports did not mention anything about how and in what level are most of the African Americans and Hispanics families goes under social classes. In our class, Professor Jessica Su showed a video (2 American Families) and talked about housing (American Dream) of how it advantage and disadvantage families who owns houses and who do not. Similarly, according to the Stanford News, “Less than half of black families (41 percent) and Hispanic families (45 percent) live in owner-occupied housing, as of 2014. For white families, that figure is 71 percent.” Owning houses, benefits many families to increase wealth and reduce the amount of money that people pay in their income taxes each year. Their report also shows that one in six black and Hispanic families spend
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