Black Identities: West Indian Immigrant Dreams and American by Mary C. WATERS

By Mary C. WATERS

the tale of West Indian immigrants to the U.S. is mostly thought of to be an outstanding good fortune. Mary Waters, besides the fact that, tells a truly diversified tale. She unearths that the values that achieve first-generation immigrants preliminary success--a willingness to work flat out, an absence of consciousness to racism, a hope for schooling, an incentive to save--are undermined by means of the realities of lifestyles and race relatives within the usa. opposite to long-held ideals, Waters unearths, those that face up to Americanization are probably to be successful economically, in particular within the moment generation.

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