Thursday, July 3, 2014
Less than a quarter of white Americans believe that hard work will get them ahead in life and two in three think that the United States is going in the wrong direction, new polls have revealed
But blacks and Hispanics have a drastically more optimistic view about their future in the United States, with four in 10 Latinos expecting to be their own boss within a decade. Around three in 10 black Americans expect to be their own boss within 10 years. Three quarters of whites believe that America will no longer be considered the land of opportunity in 2024.