It Was All a Dream

It Was All a Dream

The story of how the American Dream has failed young black Americans, offering a deeply reported, compassionate portrait of a generation searching for a better future.

In the last few decades, any hope of economic progress for black Americans has been slowly and steadily undermined. This quiet crisis was only exacerbated by the recession, which cut black households' wealth by over 30 percent. Black millennials watched their parents try to play by the rules, buying… (more)