poverty

People in Black and Hispanic communities are spending nearly half their income on rent.

On Monday, hundreds of people representing educators, civil rights and voting rights groups, labor, and environmental activists gathered at 30 state capitals across the country to demand change during the "Higher Ground Moral Day of Action" demonstrations.

Hillary Clinton and Paul Ryan have apparently reached across the aisle to support a ground-breaking anti-poverty plan.

House Speaker Paul Ryan and House Republicans are looking for ways to combat poverty in America and unveiled their plan to level the playing field for many impoverished Americans.

During this week's installment of the CBC's Message to America, Representative James Clyburn (D-SC) discusses his "10-20-30" proposal, which seeks to reduce persistent poverty around the country.

Jonna Ivin, Founder of STIR Journal, explains why poor White voters are chanting 'Trump, Trump Trump' in a new article.

In an effort to help tackle issues of poverty pushed to the forefront recently by President Barack Obama, advocates for the poor are urging him to…

If you’ve been a New York City resident for some time, you’ve likely noticed how your once empty subway car is still packed with people,…

During a candid talk about race and poverty Tuesday at Georgetown University, President Barack Obama tackled the changing face of economic inequality in the U.S.…

Despite its proximity to the nation’s capital in Washington, D.C., Baltimore, Maryland has been the center of economic despair and urban blight since riots rolled…

While African-Americans have made significant social and economic strides since the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Black community continues to face…

I tried to drive by this powerful image and had to turn around, get out of my car and capture it. Race/racism is the biggest Jedi mind trick ever played on America. Wealth and poverty are the great equalizers in this nation; neither discriminates. All the BS in between is just a smoke screen. #getmoney […]