Searching for the American Dream in Harlem
“Wealth enables families to purchase high-quality schooling through private school or by purchasing a home in an area with good schools. It facilitates influential participation in the American political process,” Darity said on Friday. “Wealth provides the freedom to innovate, start a new business, make new investments.”
The meat of Darity’s testimony to the congressional delegation centered on data uncovered at Duke University’s Samuel DuBois Cook Center on Social Equity, where Darity is director.