Thursday, January 25, 2007

You're On Your Own, Lady

...The feminist revolution was a class revolution and women of the upper class won, if winning means successful careers and lots of money to buy things. But like most things in life, burdens fall hardest on women of the underclass. She's still more likely to have a child out of wedlock and less likely to find a man to provide family and financial support. Her children are less likely to go to college, and without a college degree they're more likely to join the underclass of the next generation. The multigenerational underclass is largely black with overall illegitimacy rates at 70 percent, and closer to 90 percent in the inner cities...

This is just one important point among the several that Suzanne Fields underscores in her latest Town Hall column. Very perceptive. Very worthwhile. Read the entire piece right here.