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Concentrated Poverty

In Ferguson, the Most Important Color Might Be Green

Mechele Dickerson | Posted 10.21.2014 | Politics
Mechele Dickerson

As is true in Ferguson and other communities in the U.S., a gulf now exists between the rich and the poor, and between blacks and whites. This gulf is making it harder to empathize with people we don't know, and with people who are different from us.

Neighborhood Revitalization: A Real Solution to Overcoming Poverty

Shirley Franklin | Posted 01.12.2013 | Impact
Shirley Franklin

When it comes to poverty, not much has changed in the last 25 years. But neighborhood revitalization provides a viable solution to the cycle of despair making a nightmare of the American dream.

Janell Ross

Michigan Welfare Cuts Forcing People to Work or Pushing Poverty Under The Rug?

HuffingtonPost.com | Janell Ross | Posted 02.27.2012 | Business

Last week, while working on a documentary about hunger in Michigan, Russ Russell had an experience that left him speechless. “I was visiting with...

Saki Knafo

More Children Now Live In High-Poverty Neighborhoods Than 10 Years Ago

HuffingtonPost.com | Saki Knafo | Posted 02.23.2012 | Business

In the last decade, the number of children living in areas of concentrated poverty grew by 1.6 million, according to a new study released by the Annie...

Fewer Americans Living In Middle-Class Areas As Country Divides Between Rich, Poor: Study

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 11.16.2011 | Business

In the latest sign of a deteriorating middle class, growing number of Americans are living either in poor or affluent neighborhoods, not somewhere in ...