Black Teens More Optimistic Than Their Peers

With all of the negative statistics that get attached to us, it's nice to see some numbers that make us smile. According to a recent poll by Hamilton College in Clinton, New York, Black teenagers are more optimistic than their peers from other races. The survey revealed that 70 percent of Black students between ages 15 and 18 believed that they would reach a higher standard of living than that of their parents, compared to only 36 percent of white students.

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