Poverty

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On Monday, hundreds of people representing educators, civil rights and voting rights groups, labor, and environmental activists gathered at 30 state capitals across the country to demand change during the "Higher Ground Moral Day of Action" demonstrations.

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Hillary Clinton and Paul Ryan have apparently reached across the aisle to support a ground-breaking anti-poverty plan.

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House Speaker Paul Ryan and House Republicans are looking for ways to combat poverty in America and unveiled their plan to level the playing field for many impoverished Americans.

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Jonna Ivin, Founder of STIR Journal, explains why poor White voters are chanting 'Trump, Trump Trump' in a new article.

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Roland Martin and NewsOne Now took an in-depth look at Sunday night's CNN/TV One Democratic Town Hall.

While poverty rates have decreased for White and Asian families, Black children are more likely to live in poverty than children of other races, a…

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In a recent article for American Banker titled Lessons from Baltimore: ‘Middle-Class Folks Don’t Riot,’ John Hope Bryant, President and CEO of Operation Hope, wrote: “Our goal as…

  (RNN) – Raising the United States’ minimum wage would boost the income of millions of Americans, but hundreds of thousands would lose their jobs…

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – “More month than money.  So, I guess I’ll be hitting the food banks,” said Mr. James Brewer. That’s the new reality…

  Maryland was ranked at number one, while Ohio came in at 30th.   Women in the United States earn an average of 77 cents…

Women who attempted get abortions but were denied are three times as likely to fall into poverty than those whose efforts were not blocked, a…

In an interview with Amy Goodman of  “Democracy Now,” our dear brother, Dr. Cornel West, said that while he’s happy that Mitt Romney didn’t win…