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Inner City Poverty

Ferguson Resulted From Republican Talking Points That Ignore the Economic Segregation of Blacks in America

H. A. Goodman | Posted 10.15.2014 | Politics
H. A. Goodman

Republicans should explain poverty using more words than "single mother" and "culture." The unrest in Ferguson, Missouri, a town with 75 percent African-American citizens and double the poverty rate of Missouri, is a testament to the economic segregation faced by black citizens.

Carolyn Gregoire

He Quit His Wall Street Job To Teach Basketball To Low-Income Kids

HuffingtonPost.com | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 10.08.2013 | Impact

Every day, Marquis Taylor works with low-income, disengaged high school students who are on the verge of dropping out. One 18-year-old had grown up in...

The Truth About Income Mobility in Atlanta: Why the American Dream Is Alive in Our City

Kasim Reed | Posted 10.04.2013 | Politics
Kasim Reed

The serious problems caused by intergenerational poverty, stagnant wages and lack of opportunity are ones that we, as a nation, have ignored for too long at our own peril.