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Grocery exodus has Flint shopping for answers

May 22, 2015
Flint's 100,000 people now have only one major store within city limits.
Posted In: grocery store, Flint, poverty, unemployement, Transit

Baltimore's $100 million investment legacy

May 22, 2015
The city's efforts to alleviate poverty date back decades, with lasting effects.
Posted In: poverty, urban, federal dollars, Baltimore
The outside of the shuttered FMC Corp. plant in Baltimore. The plant used to produce insecticides and other agricultural chemicals, but in 2008, the company moved its operations overseas to save costs. About 130 employees were laid off.

How many jobs does $100 million get you?

May 20, 2015
Baltimore's "Empowerment Zones" offer a history of qualified success.
Posted In: Baltimore, poverty, employment, Housing
Breakdancers in Cambodia.

The global influence of hip hop and breakdancing

May 19, 2015
Filmmaker Adam Sjöberg chronicles the lives of b-boys and girls around the world.
Posted In: hip-hop, youth, poverty, dance, international

What pushes people up the economic ladder

Apr 17, 2015
Researchers have discovered factors that may help economic mobility.
Posted In: Dayton, economic mobility, poverty
Johnny Sestini stands next to his house, which was burned by arsons and rebuilt.

Tiny houses give homeless a foothold

Mar 17, 2015
Greg Kloehn builds homes out of recycled materials and gives them to the homeless.
Posted In: homelessness, poverty, recycling

Poor children, a new majority in public schools

Jan 16, 2015
More than half of U.S. public school students come from low-income families, report says.
Posted In: Education, child poverty, poverty
Haskell University Footpath

The American Indian College Fund turns 25

Oct 20, 2014
The fund aims to bolster lagging American Indian graduation rates.
Posted In: native americans, college, poverty

The numbers for September 16, 2014

Sep 16, 2014
Poverty, Internet drones and space taxis; here are the numbers we're watching.
Posted In: poverty, Google, spacex

PODCAST: Bank of America settles for $16.65 billion

Aug 21, 2014
Plus: predicting a rise in interest rates and Ebola's effect on Africa's economy.
Posted In: Bank of America, Ebola, poverty, Federal Reserve

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