Amazing study that shows kids who live on the same block–grow up in the same social class and schools–do not have the same upward mobility. Black boys are significantly more likely to drop to lower income brackets.
My biracial son is one of the boys represented by the little blue blocks. He’s far more likely to fall down the income ladder than go up.
Amazing graphics on this article.
I live in Charlotte, NC with my family and am working on a memoir about raising my adopted son, Devon.