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Nearly One-Third of American Children Live in Poverty
Sixty percent of Detroit’s kids are poor....


Democrats Warm Up for a "War on Poverty" With Republicans on Capitol Hill
Congressional Democrats say the Republican budget hurts the poor....


Rep. Paul Ryan Says Inner-City Culture Remarks Were Inarticulate, Not Racist
Rep. Paul Ryan says his comments about poverty were inarticulate....


Cancer Deaths Are Down, But Blacks Still More Likely to Die
Poverty and lack of prevention are to blame....


Viola Davis Opens Up About Growing Up in Poverty
The actress is spearheading a Hunger Is campaign to combat childhood hunger....


Census: 1 in 5 American Children Depend on Food Stamps
Last year, 16 million children under the age of 18 in the U.S. relied on food stamp assistance....


Poverty, Not Crack, Biggest Factor in Addicted Babies Lives
Study confirms that crack baby epidemic was overblown....


Say What? Fried Chicken Causes Racial Health Disparities and Poverty?
Republican politician Vickie Marble of Colorado blames Blacks’ status in the U.S. on poor diets....


Tavis Smiley's and Cornel West’s “Poverty Tour” Airs on PBS
In the television special, Smiley and West talked with Americans most hit by the recession....


Cornel West and Tavis Smiley Launch Nationwide Poverty Tour This Weekend
West and Smiley will travel around the nation to highlight the struggles and resilience of poor com...


Commentary: We Must End Poverty and Inequality in America
Rep. John Conyers says we must act to break the persistent link between poverty and the criminal ju...


Commentary: Why a Poverty Tour Now?
Cornel West and Tavis Smiley are taking their show on the road once again. That’s fine, but couldn’...


Commentary: Let’s Not Compare African Poverty to Black American Poverty
A new awareness campaign by Bread for the World seeks to draw a connection between Africans struggl...


Commentary: The Pro-Poverty Policies of Union-Busting Mitch Daniels
In his rebuttal to President Obama's State of the Union address, Indiana governor Mitch Daniels sla...


Commentary: In Post-Mandela South Africa, Economic Challenges Loom
While Nelson Mandela ushered in an important era in post-apartheid South Africa, his successors hav...


Clinton Warns Poverty Fuels Nigeria Violence
Former president Bill Clinton warned Nigerians Monday that the stark economic inequality the countr...


HIV/AIDS–Poverty Link Strongest in the South
Report finds that the HIV/AIDS epidemic hits harder south of the Mason-Dixon Line....


Income and Education Trump Race as Factors in HIV Risk
CDC report confirms study indicating that education and income are greater factors than race in det...


Commentary: Why Arresting Homeless Mother Shanesha Taylor Was Wrong
Shanesha Taylor's case highlights the complexities of poverty and homelessness....


Commentary: #BlackEnough? The Million-Dollar Question About Obama’s Presidency
POTUS is making it clear through his initiatives that he's concerned about the African-American com...

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