Want to Learn About Poverty, Inequity, and Inequality?
There’s a lot to learn, but it’s easy to get started.
Let’s start with three basic questions. For each one, we’ll suggest something to read, something to watch, and something to listen to.
1. Why Is There so Much Poverty and Inequality?
The Story We Tell About Poverty Isn’t True
Zipcode Destiny: The Persistent Power of Place and Education
2. What Does the Bible Say About Poverty and Justice?
Responding Biblically to Poverty, Corruption, and Injustice
Making Democracy Work: Faith, Politics and Justice
White Privilege and the Myth of Equality
3. Why Do Some in Our City Have It so Good and Others Have so Little?
What Inequality is All About
The Atlantic: Building Equity
San Antonio Leads the Nation in Economic Inequality
1934 Map of San Antonio — Maps like this one were used to designate neighborhoods that were more or less desirable for investment based on ethnicity. Check out this story to learn about some of the long-term effects of this map.
Is the American Dream Realistic for Everyone?
How does the American dream differ for different groups and individuals?
Our Kids: The American Dream in Crisis
We Won’t Fix America Until We Talk About Class
Can Raj Chetty Save the American Dream?
Why Does San Antonio Have an Inequality Problem?
How does the gap between the wealthiest and the poorest ZIP codes in San Antonio impact families and children?
Once Again, San Antonio Leads on Inequality
San Antonio’s History of Economic Segregation and Social Inequality
Watch Live: The Editorial Board Discuss Inequity in
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