Connections between the readings
Connections between the readings in "Our America" and "Urban Injustice" can be plainly pointed out. A lot of the issues about drugs, housing, education, and etc. are brought up in both books. In "Urban Injustice", the book concetrates more on the history of how the ghetto and the types of things found in the ghetto, came to be. "Our America" is more on life in the ghetto and different people's perspective on what goes on in the ghetto. An example of a comparison between the two books is the issue on education. Education can be brought up in "Our America" as a type of key to a way out of the poverty and violence that can be found in the ghetto. Different people give different perspective on what and how they think of education. The book is more direct on the people rather than the history of education. "Urban Injustice" concetrates on how education was founded and how it came to be in the ghetto. The book concetrates more on the history rather than the people.