Category Archives: News Coverage of Poverty

News Story: $200 Million to Help Food Stamp Recipients Find Jobs – NYTimes.com

$200 Million to Help Food Stamp Recipients Find Jobs – NYTimes.com.

News Article: Inequality Has Actually Not Risen Since the Financial Crisis – NYTimes.com

Inequality Has Actually Not Risen Since the Financial Crisis – NYTimes.com.

News Article: Jails Have Become Warehouses for the Poor, Ill and Addicted, a Report Says – NYTimes.com

Jails Have Become Warehouses for the Poor, Ill and Addicted, a Report Says – NYTimes.com.

News Article: Is Ending Segregation the Key to Ending Poverty? – The Atlantic

Is Ending Segregation the Key to Ending Poverty? – The Atlantic.

News Article: “The American Dream shatters in Prince George’s County” – The Washington Post

The American Dream shatters in Prince George’s County | The Washington Post.

How Black Middle-Class Kids Become Poor Adults – The Atlantic

How Black Middle-Class Kids Become Poor Adults – The Atlantic.

Conservative News Article On Rural Poverty: “The White Ghetto”

Conservative Coverage of Rural Poverty: Kevin D. Williamson, “The White Ghetto,” The National Review, Jan. 9, 2014.

NOTE: for reasons that will be clear if you read this, I hesitated to post this article.  But I do think it could be good material for a classroom discussion and manages to be interesting at times and regardless of your political leanings also  offensive at other times.

How the stories of Native American youths made Obama cry in the Oval Office – The Washington Post

How the stories of Native American youths made Obama cry in the Oval Office – The Washington Post.

Documents Released in the Ferguson Case – NYTimes.com

Documents Released in the Ferguson Case – NYTimes.com.

Program shields landlords willing to rent to the homeless | Local News | The Seattle Times

Program shields landlords willing to rent to the homeless | Local News | The Seattle Times.