Questions about Yamahtta-Taylor, ‘A Culture of Racism’

1. Why does Yamahtta-Taylor characterize the American Dream as a myth?
2. How were African-American denied economic and social mobility, even as Jim Crow came under attack?
3. What historical developments have sustained the myth of a “culture of poverty”?
4. How has a myth of a “culture of poverty” functioned to maintain economic and racial inequality?

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