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Poverty Suburbs

A Surprising US Poverty Fact You May Not Know

Christian Science Monitor | Posted 11.12.2013 | Impact

Marcus Thomas, a lanky, unemployed construction worker, says he moved out of Roseland, a poor neighborhood on Chicago's South Side, because it had bec...

Saki Knafo

Poverty Soaring In Suburbs As Support Services Struggle To Keep Up | Saki Knafo | Posted 05.20.2013 | Business

Poverty is soaring in the suburbs. According to a new book from the Brookings Institution, the suburban poverty rate in America has climbed by 64 ...

Arthur Delaney

Poverty Stalks The Suburbs | Arthur Delaney | Posted 04.24.2013 | Politics

FREDERICKSBURG, Va. -- There's nothing Deidre Duffy would rather do than host a backyard barbecue for a few friends. "I don't want anything fancy,...

Aaron Sankin

The Margins: San Francisco's Poorest Exiled To The Suburbs | Aaron Sankin | Posted 09.05.2012 | San Francisco

SAN FRANCISCO -- Close your eyes and think about poverty in America. What does it look like? What space does it occupy? The picture is probably someth...