There are different types of families around the world

There are different types of families around the world. A lot of people emigrates to The United States of America and as a result, it is a very diverse country when it comes to race, culture, and ethnicity. Therefore, the differences in families behaviors are always notorious. The color of family ties: race, class, gender, and extended family involvement from Naomi Gerstel and Natalia Sarkisian is a text based on a study that examined data on black, white, and latino/a families to challenge the popular notion that minority families have weaker ties and are more fragmented than white families.
Throughout this article, Gerstel and Sarkisian attempt to explain to readers the extended family relationships that exists amongst different racial and class groups. It starts by talking about family obligations. According to the National Survey of Families and Households 42 percent of Blacks and 37 percent of Latinos/as, but only 37 percent of Whites, live with their relatives. With this said, it has been proven that both, Blacks and Latinos/as are more likely to share their home with their relatives, while Whites tend to be more independent. On the other hand, it explains how supportive Blacks and Latinos/as can be with their family members when it comes to help each other with a task, child care, and household work; And Whites are more likely to give emotional and monetary support. In my opinion, and coming from a Latino family, our culture

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