One Way That Going to College Pays Off Less for Black People Than White People
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One Way That Going to College Pays Off Less for Black People Than White People

(Slate) – Having a college degree is supposed to insulate you a bit from the…

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Middle-Class Black Families, in Low-Income Neighborhoods
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Middle-Class Black Families, in Low-Income Neighborhoods

(New York Times) – Many of the nation’s racial disparities stem from the simple economic…

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For Many Low-Income Workers, Calling In Sick is a Luxury
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For Many Low-Income Workers, Calling In Sick is a Luxury

  ANNE D’INNOCENZIO, AP Retail Writer NEW YORK (AP) — For Shannon Henderson, getting a…

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Obama: Stereotypes on Left, Right a Hurdle to Ending Poverty
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Obama: Stereotypes on Left, Right a Hurdle to Ending Poverty

NANCY BENAC, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — It wasn’t your typical panel discussion: President Barack…

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Blacks Lag in Accessing High-Speed Internet
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Blacks Lag in Accessing High-Speed Internet

By Jazelle Hunt NNPA Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – As education, jobs, and the national…

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In Health, Income has Greater Impact than Race
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In Health, Income has Greater Impact than Race

By Freddie Allen NNPA Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – Being poor can have a…

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Where the Poor and Rich Really Spend Their Money
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Where the Poor and Rich Really Spend Their Money

  (The Washington Post) – Lawmakers in several states are urging limits on how welfare recipients use public benefits, suggesting…

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In Test for Unions and Politicians, a Nationwide Protest on Pay
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In Test for Unions and Politicians, a Nationwide Protest on Pay

(New York Times) – The protest by tens of thousands of low-wage workers, students and…

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Why More Education Won’t Fix Economic Inequality
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Why More Education Won’t Fix Economic Inequality

(New York Times) – Suppose you accept the persuasive data that inequality has been rising…

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Atlanta Ranks No. 1 for Income Inequality
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Atlanta Ranks No. 1 for Income Inequality

  (Black Enterprise) – Brookings Institution recently revealed a new report comparing cities’ top earning households to…

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