n.— «As Thomas reports, institutional bias in agencies such as the Veterans Administration has, in the more recent past, denied many black families the stability, the status and the tax advantages of home ownership. Those kinds of disadvantages have been passed down through generations of minority families, whose children didn’t have the unearned advantages of parent-paid college tuition, assistance with the down payment on a first home, cash gifts, interest-free or low-interest loans and the like—what Melvin Oliver and Thomas Shapiro, co-authors of “Black Wealth/White Wealth,” refer to as “wealth-fare.”» —“Leveling the field an elusive goal” Commercial Appeal (Memphis, Tennessee) Mar. 30, 2008. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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