If you have a GPA of 3.2 or higher, you are held in high esteem, unless you are in the black American community. There you will be ridiculed. In some cases, you will be physically abused. In 1960, Harvard University made a policy change that negatively affected this part of black American culture. And it has created asuper upper class in all races. That super upper class is growing and creating a devastatingly huge gap between the black community and blue collar whites. After Harvard made one change, many of the other prestigious universities followed. What policy could be so devastating socially?
While Harvard was making changes, desegregation of public schools had been happening for three years. As schools experienced desegregation, a new lower class of black communities began to emerge.
In 2020, the new category of lower class people may have nothing to do with race. It will have more to do with intelligence and access to resources.
Let’s talk about how we arrived in a society with an increasing gap between rich and poor. Let’s talk about the culture that has been created for both classes. And what can be done about it.
Tonight, Sunday, April 19, from 7:00pm-9:00pm (EST) at Straight Talk with Ted Santos.
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