Poverty, African American Poverty, Black Poverty, KOLUMN Magazine, KOLUMN

How do Americans view poverty? Many blue-collar whites, key to Trump, criticize poor people as lazy and content to stay on welfare | Los Angeles TImes Most Americans do not believe that the government bears the main burden of taking care of the poor. Asked who has the “greatest responsibility for helping the poor,” just over one-third said that the government does. That figure has not budged in three decades.

African American Families, African American Health, KOLUMN Magazine, KOLUMN

Racial Segregation and How It Impacts the Health of Poor Americans | Atlanta Black Star Home is where the heart is, but it is also where the health is. Last week, researchers at Princeton released a study that found that poor Black neighborhoods produce children (whether Black or not) with a higher risk of asthma than children in other neighborhoods. The study findings prove, yet again, that racism in housing markets has a negative effect on African-American health.

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