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“Have black Americans had a fair shot at the American dream?” acclaimed journalist Bob Herbert asks. He probes the harsh and often brutal discrimination that has made it extremely difficult for African-Americans to establish a middle-class standard of living, while also exploring the often heroic efforts of Black families to pursue the American Dream in the face of unrelenting barriers.

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February 28, 2017 | Against All Odds
Acclaimed journalist Bob Herbert explores the often heroic efforts of black families to pursue the American dream in the ...