April 4, 2022

3. Priority #1 Education

3. Priority #1 Education

In this episode, a comparison is made between two economic classes (middle class & those living below the poverty level) within the black community. Does Education Play a Major Role in Moving from the Poverty Level to the Middle class?

Key Points:

  • The middle and upper-middle-class is growing within the Black Community

  • Education plays a major role in earning capacity

  • Education should be the #1 priority in the Black Community

African-American Buying Power Tops $1 Trillion 10/03/2016

Report: Black Students Underrepresented in High-Paying STEM Majors | STEM Solutions | US News

Gene Dattel, Reckoning with Race: America’s Failure (New York: Encounter Books, 2017), 286

"When you want to help people, you tell them the truth. When you want to help yourself, you tell them what they want to hear."  Thomas Sowell