New Study Finds Dreams Deferred Among African-Americans and Hispanics
- 76% of both African-Americans and Hispanics say, “I have become a much more cautious person in general as a result of the recent economic turmoil,” compared with 65% of Non-Hispanic Whites.
- Thirty-four percent of African-Americans and 39% of Hispanics agree with the statement: “I’ve recently put off buying something I could afford because I didn’t want to seem insensitive to my friends or neighbors with financial troubles,” compared with 19% of Non-Hispanic Whites.
- Sixty-two percent of African-Americans and 66% of Hispanics agree with the statement: “I feel that I have to take whatever I can get in this world because no one is going to give me anything,” compared with 53% of Non-Hispanic Whites.
- More than three-quarters of all African-Americans (84%), Hispanics (82%) and Non-Hispanic Whites (78%) agree with the statement: “One of the best things about America is the cultural diversity you find here.”