Tag: poverty

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Evicted is written by Harvard sociologist and MacArthur “Genius” Award winner Matthew Desmond. It is being hailed as a “landmark work of scholarship and reportage that will forever change the way we look at poverty in America.”

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by Jeremy Loudenback In his 1964 State of the Union address, President Lyndon B. Johnson declared an “unconditional war on poverty,” beginning an expansive campaign to alleviate the effects of poverty.…

March 18, 2014

“Many Americans live on the outskirts of hope – some because of their poverty, and some because of their color, and all too many because of both. Our task is…

January 10, 2014

by Raphael Bostic January 10, 2014 First published on Forbes.com 1/10/2014  This week marks the 50th anniversary of President Lyndon B. Johnson’s announcement of the war on poverty. The anniversary has…