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For First Time, Number Of Black Kids In Poverty Overtakes Number of White Kids

The Huffington Post | Emily Peck | Posted 07.21.2015 | Business

Here's the latest indication that huge portions of the U.S. have missed out on the economic recovery: The number of black children living in poverty o...

A Time for Prayer, Thanksgiving, Discernment and Strategic Nonviolent Action

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 01.26.2015 | Religion
Marian Wright Edelman

Through daily moral consciousness we must all counter the proliferating voices of racial and ethnic and religious division that are regaining too much respectability over the land.

The High Moral and Economic Cost of Child Poverty in America

Marian Wright Edelman | Posted 11.19.2014 | Politics
Marian Wright Edelman

It is a moral disgrace that child poverty in the U.S. is higher than adult poverty, higher than for children in almost all other competitor nations, and higher than our country with the world's largest economy should ever allow.

Malnutrition Affects Hispanic Children Disproportionately, Study Finds

VOXXI | Hope Gillette | Posted 12.29.2013 | Latino Voices

More than 13 million children in the United States live in homes with limited access to a sufficient food supply, according to a report from the LSU A...

U.S. Food Culture Proves Difficult Hurdle For Hispanic Mothers

VOXXI | Hope Gillette | Posted 01.02.2013 | Latino Voices

Hispanic mothers, especially those in urban and low-income areas and who have recently migrated to the U.S., have difficulty adapting to the food cult...

Let's Give Our Children a More Certain Future This Holiday Season

Bruce Lesley | Posted 02.21.2013 | Politics
Bruce Lesley

The budget and impending sequestration clearly do not align with our children's needs, and what voters want. Kids and their families deserve better. Let's hold our lawmakers accountable. Contact your representative and tell them to keep kids off the table.

Why I Tell My Multiracial Children To ALWAYS Check The 'Latino' Box

Allena Tapia | Posted 06.12.2012 | Parents
Allena Tapia

Am I saying that because I'm white, my children are somehow "smarter than" or more academically gifted than their fully Latino peers? Nope. Instead, what I am doing here is admitting to the cultural capital I have, as a white person who is navigating a system (college entry, or etc.) made by other white people for other white people.

More, Better Early Education Could Help Close California's Achievement Gap

| Sarah Garland | Posted 12.27.2011 | Education

This article comes to us courtesy of The Hechinger Report. This is the third of a three-part series. Read the first piece, English-Learning Students F...

Model UN Program Inspires Underprivileged Kids

Posted 12.12.2011 | Latino Voices

Protests ensue across America as unemployment continues. Europe teeters on the brink of financial ruin. Genocide in the Sudan and Darfur leave thousan...

Largest Group Of America's Poor Children Not White For First Time Ever

The Huffington Post | Jillian Berman | Posted 11.29.2011 | Business

The largest group of poor children isn’t white for the first time in U.S. history, according to a Pew report released Wednesday. There were 6.1 ...

Andrea Stone

Census: America Quickly Moving Toward White-Minority Nation | Andrea Stone | Posted 06.05.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- A new analysis of 2010 Census data suggests that America might be become a white-minority nation faster than once predicted. The dat...

An Entire Generation at Stake

Janet Murguía | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Janet Murguía

Today, more than one-fourth of Latino children live in poverty. Three-fifths live in low-income families. One in five does not have health insurance. Only 55% graduate from high school.