This literature review analysis revealed that governmental and non-profit foundations have promoted racial equity to enhance the life of people who live in poverty in the United States. These institutions intended to provide opportunities for low-income individuals, such as education. Despite improvements for historically underrepresented students in higher education, there are still gaps in college attainment between White non-Hispanics and minorities. This paper discusses how system polices in the workplace and schools create social economic disparities in society.
"Higher Education and Privilege: 21st Century Issues [Special Section],"
College Student Affairs Leadership: Vol. 2
, Article 2.
Available at: http://scholarworks.gvsu.edu/csal/vol2/iss2/2