Results related to “Poverty”
Economic justice columnist Imara Jones and graphic artist Tatiana Lam explain how black men have been excluded from generations worth of economic opportunity initiatives.
by Jamilah King on April 14 2014, 10:54AM
The valley is one of the highest grossing agricultural regions in the country, but it’s also one of the poorest.
by Carla Murphy on April 14 2014, 10:05AM
Victims in high crime areas don’t receive as much attention as perpetrators
by Jamilah King on February 17 2014, 3:50PM
The city is home to one of the worst apartment buildings in one of the worst public housing agencies in the country.
by Jamilah King on February 4 2014, 11:09AM
And the hospitals that aren’t equipped to deal with it.
by Carla Murphy on January 3 2014, 10:50AM
A Dateline NBC investigation looks at how some parents are fighting one asthma exacerbator: poor housing.
by Imara Jones on December 4 2013, 12:08PM
Economic insecurity has become the norm.
by Julianne Hing on October 23 2013, 3:47PM
Nearly half of all public school students in the U.S. qualify for free or reduced lunch.
Republican state lawmakers are looking to do the job that their Beltway comrades won’t be able to: Cut foot stamps from every angle.
by Von Diaz on September 20 2013, 11:40AM
The bill approved yesterday by the Republican-controlled House of Representatives would cut $4 billion annually for 10 years and includes strict new employment standards.
by Von Diaz on September 19 2013, 1:31PM
The newest U.S. Census Bureau data shows poverty rates remain high nationwide, but haven’t increased.
by Jamilah King on December 27 2012, 1:41PM
The truth is a lot less sensational than you might imagine.
by Jorge Rivas on October 30 2012, 1:49PM
Pittsburgh rapper Jasiri X new music video for the song “Don’t Forget About The Hood” looks at how issues about the poor and those living in poverty have been “forgotten” this election season.
One of the country’s biggest issues went largely ignored in last night’s presidential debate.
by Imara Jones on September 12 2012, 1:42PM
According to Census Bureau data released this morning, after three years of climbing, the nation’s overall poverty rate has plateaued at 15.1 percent.