TITLE

THE BLACK ALIENATION

AUTHOR(S)
Skerry, Peter
PUB. DATE
January 1995
SOURCE
New Republic;1/30/95, Vol. 212 Issue 5, p19
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Explores the impact of immigration on Blacks in the United States. Economic studies which have found that Black wage rates and employment levels have either benefited or remained stable as a result of immigration; Evidence of significant migration of Blacks away from areas where new immigrants live; Findings that inner-city black men are losing out in the labor market competition with immigrants; Social implications associated with the immigration on Blacks of the U.S.
ACCESSION #
9501187638

 

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