Question: the house we live in central to the concept...
“The House We Live In” - Central to the concept of the American
Dream is the notion that anyone who works hard
enough will be rewarded—that anyone can “pull themselves up by their bootstraps.”
1) How has this been made more difficult for people not defined as white?
2) What is thelong-term impact of that denial?
3) What difference does access to financial resources make in terms of your life opportunities?
4) What examples of disparity exist in your community today?
5) Will the wealth gap go away if we ignore race?