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Marcus - Chapter 07

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"Latinos value families more than blacks do. That is why family placements work for the Latinos and not for the blacks. They always find a way to work out their problems, because they value family." Latino supervisor of a federal homeless relief project
"With all the advantages blacks have over Latinos, they should be the ones running all the businesses on Broadway, not the Dominicans. A Latino family will save money for years to buy a business and the whole family will help out until it's a success. Blacks just don't stick together like that, that's why there's so many homeless." Latino social worker on same project
The debate over the nature, function, and dysfunction of the black family has been one of the key questions that Americanist scholars in nearly every field from sociology to comparative literature have argued about. Politicians, political activists, and employees standing by the watercooler frequently discuss it, weigh in on it, and use it as an explanation for a variety of social problems and concerns from crime in the cities to continuing inequality. The debate over homelessness in the 1980s and '90s was no exception to this phenomenon. National magazines ran cover stories about why black men were homeless and what was wrong that black kin networks in the cities were not functioning to protect their most vulnerable members. "Latinos value families more than blacks do. That is why family placements work for the Latinos and not for the blacks. They always find a way to work out their problems, because they value family." Latino supervisor of a federal homeless relief pr
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