September 16, 2008

robert m. franklin

"Well-paying low-skill jobs in the manufacturing sector were disappearing and in their place came low-skill, low-paying jobs in the service sector, often many miles outside the city. And increasingly, the better jobs required education and technical skills that were virtually out of reach for most of the urban poor. America has ceased to be a place of opportunity, upward mobility, and personal improvement."

Robert M. Franklin, Crisis in the Village: Restoring Hope in African American Communities (emphasis mine)


1 comment:

bad diary days said...

i opened a new tab so i could keep listening to the video on the previous post. good video. good post. very true.

dont you wish that majoring in sociology and/or theology would secure a multi-million dollar a year job? me neither.