RACIAL INEQUALITY

Why So Many Black Americans Are Stuck in Survival Mode

Racism stymies upward mobility

Allison Wiltz
Momentum
Published in
5 min readSep 12, 2023

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If you've ever lived in survival mode, you know what it's like to try to juggle competing interests, to wonder whether you have enough food to last until payday, whether you can afford utility bills, or even make your rent or monthly mortgage payments. As one report…

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Allison Wiltz
Momentum

Black womanist Scholar bylines @ Momentum, Oprah Daily, ZORA, GEN, EIC of Cultured #WEOC Founder allisonthedailywriter.com https://ko-fi.com/allyfromnola