Study: With Goats, Chickens, Program Helps Poorest Get By
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Study: With Goats, Chickens, Program Helps Poorest Get By

Malcolm Ritter, ASSOCIATED PRESS   NEW YORK (AP) — The very poorest of the poor…

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Obama Defends ‘Respectability Politics’ Speeches Criticized by Black Progressives
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Obama Defends ‘Respectability Politics’ Speeches Criticized by Black Progressives

  (Slate) – President Obama appeared on a Georgetown-sponsored public policy panel Tuesday and, in…

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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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Child Watch: Criminalizing Poverty Is Big Business
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Child Watch: Criminalizing Poverty Is Big Business

By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist   The recent Department of Justice report on police…

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Challenging Economic Racism in America — Part II
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Challenging Economic Racism in America — Part II

By Benjamin F. Chavis, Jr. NNPA Columnist   There are many different manifestations of racism…

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Child Watch: Clamoring to Enter Housing’s Poor Door
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Child Watch: Clamoring to Enter Housing’s Poor Door

By Marian Wright Edelman NNPA Columnist   More than 88,000 people have applied to enter…

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Drought Frames Economic Divide of Californians
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Drought Frames Economic Divide of Californians

Adam Nagourney and Jack Healy, THE NEW YORK TIMES COMPTON, Calif. (The New York Times)…

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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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New Kansas Rules Would Limit Spending of Welfare Benefits
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New Kansas Rules Would Limit Spending of Welfare Benefits

JOHN HANNA, AP Political Writer TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — A new Kansas law tells poor…

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Report: Blacks Disproportionately Affected by Hunger
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Report: Blacks Disproportionately Affected by Hunger

Special to the NNPA from The Washington Informer African-Americans continue to suffer disproportionately high rates…

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