Shereen Marisol Meraji
Oct 3, 2012 High rates of imprisonment are a cause -- and effect -- of poverty.
Jul 9, 2012 The CEO and president of BET Networks discusses television programming for African Americans, and the role of the network in today's media sphere.
Jul 17, 2012 A new study shows that the jobless rate for African Americans and Hispanics isn't budging despite a modest recovery in other parts of the economy.
Jul 3, 2012 Why one founding father thought a narrow wealth divide was good for the new country.
Sep 4, 2012 The venture capitalist discusses his controversial TED talk, why income and inequality has become political and what happens next.
Apr 26, 2012 Twenty years after the L.A. riots, many residents who move up the economic ladder move out of South L.A.
Apr 20, 2012 The New York Times' Gina Kolata reported this week on a series of recent studies debunking the idea that all impoverished areas are "food deserts."
Mar 1, 2012 Those at the top have an increasingly bigger share, while middle and low incomes stagnate.
Mar 1, 2012 According to Gallup's latest data, about two-thirds of Americans who put themselves as the middle class, and most voters overall are not concerned about the wealth gap.
Feb 29, 2012 Jean Cotis and Rob Wininger both earn in the top 25 percent. They reflect on their economic choices and reasons for income disparity in the U.S.