black poverty

Chauncy Jones Black received $100,000 in donations after offering to help a shopper carry his grocery bags in exchange for doughnuts.

Has the narrative of poverty been so interwoven with images of blackness for so long that we have forgotten that white Americans are poor, too? SEE ALSO: Is Unconditional Love A Lie? TheRoot published an article recently that says the national conversation around poverty has been discussed as if its just a black issue. White […]

What happens within the black community when the gap widens between the poor and the affluent? That’s one question raised by new census data showing well-off African-Americans leaving cities for the suburbs and the South while the ranks of the black poor grow larger. SEE ALSO: Is Obama Finally Seizing The Moment? Over the past […]