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Social Security and the Race Factor

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Social Security and the Race Factor

Social Security and the Race Factor

Social Security and the Race Factor

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In making his argument for overhauling Social Security, President Bush sometimes points out that on average, black men do not live as long as white men and thus get less return on their investment from the system. The point has stirred debate about whether Social Security is fair to African-Americans.