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Confessions of a Poverty Pimp
Originally Posted: 07/09/2012 - 11:58am | Type: Blog

Last week was the first time I have ever been called a “poverty pimp” in front God and everyone—in public. It certainly got my attention!   Last week was the first time I have ...

The Morning News: Monday, Dec. 12, 2011
Originally Posted: 12/12/2011 - 11:11am | Type: Blog

The Morning News: Monday, Dec. 12, 2011 THE NEW YORK TIMES: Class Matters. Why Won’t We Admit It? No one seriously disputes the fact that students from disadvantaged househ ...

Facts, Opinions, and Newt Gingrich
Originally Posted: 12/02/2011 - 3:49pm | Type: Blog

When you look around and see others working hard, playing by the rules, and still not necessarily knowing where the next meal is coming from or how to pay for medicine this month, it can deincentivize. ...

Tavis Smiley and Cornel West's 'Poverty Tour'
Originally Posted: 09/24/2011 - 4:14pm | Type: Blog

Broadcaster Tavis Smiley and Princeton professor Cornel West just wrapped up their 18-city "Poverty Tour." The aim of their trip, which traversed through Wisconsin, Detroit, Washington, D.C., and th ...