* 1. To what extent are individuals responsible for their own poverty?

* 2. Is there a 'culture of poverty' which perpetuates poverty and dependence?

* 3. Do dysfunctional families foster social pathologies?

* 4. Do neighborhood environments contribute to crime, welfare dependency, dropouts, and teen pregnancy?

* 5. Can institutions (schools, churches, social service organizations) alleviate inner city problems?

* 6. Has public policy made the problem worse?

* 7. If there were jobs available, would young black men take them?

* 8. If young black men were employed, would they marry more often?

* 9. Is racism still a major barrier to the entry of black men into the regular economy?

* 10. In the upcoming race for President, I plan to vote for

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