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1. Byron M. Roth argues that the high number of single-parent households among African Americans is the reason for black poverty, while Robert Staples contends that racial discrimination often limits blacks’ economic success. What evidence does each author present to support his conclusion? Whose argument is more persuasive? Why"

2. Sandra Lipsitz Bem contends that the workplace does not meet the needs of working women. Warren Farrell argues that men face unrecognized discrimination in the workplace. In each viewpoint, try to find two supporting arguments that you personally agree with.Why do you agree with them"

3. Leslie Marmon Silko argues that the U.S. Border Patrol discriminates against people of color who are U.S. citizens, while William Norman Grigg contends that the Border Patrol is overwhelmed by large numbers of illegal immigrants whose presence threatens America’s institutions. What evidence does each...

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