U.S. Household Incomes Slip, Poverty Rate Holds in 2014

Susan Heavey and Doina Chiacu, Reuters via FOX BUSINESS     ( – American household incomes lost ground last year as the poverty rate remained flat, a sign the  U.S. economic expansion had yet to lead to gains for many Americans five years after the 2007-2009 Read More


Black Children Among the Nation’s Poorest

By Freddie Allen NNPA Washington Correspondent   WASHINGTON (NNPA) – As the American economy stumbles through an uneven  economic recovery, Black children continue to suffer record levels of poverty, including 1 in 4 Black children under 5 years of age that live in extreme poverty, Read More