Tag: African American Poverty

Success Comes from Affirming Your Potential | Harvard Business Review

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FacebookTwitterMailWhen you see how underrepresented African-Americans are in current leadership roles, it can be easy to get discouraged about their prospects for leadership advancement. Despite a rise in the number of black college and university graduates, just 8% of managers and under 4% of CEOs are black. In the Fortune 500 companies there are currently only three black chief executives, […]
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How America’s Ugly History of Segregation Changed the Meaning of the Word ‘Ghetto’ | TIME

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FacebookTwitterMailToday, for many Americans, the word “ghetto” conjures images of run-down and crime-ridden African American segregated areas—“inner cities,” in a common euphemism. This connotation is relatively recent; it has only become mainstream in the past 70 years or so. Beforehand, the term was primarily associated with Jewish urban quarters, and its changing meaning illustrates the troubling tenacity of such an […]
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Business leaders seek to combat poverty through improving education, creating jobs | The Philadelphia Tribune

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Ayana Jones Tribune Staff Writer, The Philadelphia Tribune Chamber of Commerce for a Greater Philadelphia is advocating for an inclusive neighborhood growth agenda to help address the city’s stagnant poverty rate. “The purpose of the PHL Neighborhood Growth Project is to focus on job creation across Philadelphia,” Yvette A. Núñez, vice president of civic affairs for the Chamber of Commerce, […]
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(July 29, 1985) Poverty is complex; Poor share work ethic, U.S. dream | Los Angeles Times "Every chance at a job turns out just to be a tease..."">(July 29, 1985) Poverty is complex; Poor share work ethic, U.S. dream | Los Angeles Times "Every chance at a job turns out just to be a tease..."

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"Every chance at a job turns out just to be a tease..."
(July 29, 1985) Poverty is complex; Poor share work ethic, U.S. dream | Los Angeles Times "Every chance at a job turns out just to be a tease..."" class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

READ: How America Criminalizes Impoverished People of Color | Colorlines The New Republic breaks down how policy and practice punish the least resourced among us.">READ: How America Criminalizes Impoverished People of Color | Colorlines The New Republic breaks down how policy and practice punish the least resourced among us.

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The New Republic breaks down how policy and practice punish the least resourced among us.
READ: How America Criminalizes Impoverished People of Color | Colorlines The New Republic breaks down how policy and practice punish the least resourced among us." class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More

How it became a crime to be poor in America | The Guardian In the United States, a system of modern peonage – essentially, a government-run loan shark operation – has been going on for years">How it became a crime to be poor in America | The Guardian In the United States, a system of modern peonage – essentially, a government-run loan shark operation – has been going on for years

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In the United States, a system of modern peonage – essentially, a government-run loan shark operation – has been going on for years
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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. ">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.

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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.
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. " class="btn btn-sm btn-link"> Read More