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originally posted by: CJCrawley
The poverty argument is always wheeled out on these occasions, but it's just the knee-jerk PC response and convinces only those who want to believe it.
Poverty is not race-specific. And it's not an insurmountable problem, because some poor people pull themselves out of the mire.
It doesn't sufficiently explain the disproportionately high homicide rate, the culture of gang-rape and drug-running, the disproportionately low academic achievement.