Senate Appropriations Bill Cuts Housing Vouchers for Poor Families
Permalink

Senate Appropriations Bill Cuts Housing Vouchers for Poor Families

By Freddie Allen Senior Washington Correspondent WASHINGTON (NNPA) – For many Americans living in poverty,…

Continue Reading →

Sex Trafficking: Lifelong Struggle of Exploited Children
Permalink

Sex Trafficking: Lifelong Struggle of Exploited Children

(BBC) – In the US, poverty, deprivation and exploitation draw thousands of its own children…

Continue Reading →

Jerome Bettis Says He Sold Drugs and Shot at People While Growing Up in Detroit
Permalink

Jerome Bettis Says He Sold Drugs and Shot at People While Growing Up in Detroit

(Bleacher Report) – With his entry into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in August,…

Continue Reading →

One-Third of World’s People Still Have No Proper Toilets
Permalink

One-Third of World’s People Still Have No Proper Toilets

KATY DAIGLE, Associated Press NEW DELHI (AP) — Toilets are taken for granted in the…

Continue Reading →

Report: Economic Growth Failing to Help World’s Poorest Kids
Permalink

Report: Economic Growth Failing to Help World’s Poorest Kids

KATY DAIGLE, Associated Press NEW DELHI (AP) — Global resolve to rescue impoverished children from…

Continue Reading →

UNICEF Urges World to Focus on Most Disadvantaged Children
Permalink

UNICEF Urges World to Focus on Most Disadvantaged Children

EDITH M. LEDERER, Associated Press UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. children’s agency is warning…

Continue Reading →

How the Poor Make Better Financial Decisions Than the Wealthy
Permalink

How the Poor Make Better Financial Decisions Than the Wealthy

  (Slate) – People often assume that the poor are less competent than the wealthy. Some even…

Continue Reading →

Poverty Still Major Affliction for Blacks
Permalink

Poverty Still Major Affliction for Blacks

by Stacy M. Brown Special to the NNPA from the Washington Informer Black America is…

Continue Reading →

UN: Fewer Hungry People in the World Despite Wars, Poverty
Permalink

UN: Fewer Hungry People in the World Despite Wars, Poverty

  ROME (AP) — The number of hungry people around the world has dropped to…

Continue Reading →

Obama Leads Discussion on Poverty
Permalink

Obama Leads Discussion on Poverty

By George E. Curry NNPA Columnist   President Obama recently participated in a long overdue…

Continue Reading →