Tag Archives: poor

  • The Journal of Steffanie Rivers: Overcharged and Underpaid

    Jan 30, 14 by riversteff Leave a comment

    *Since Santa didn’t bring me a new car for Christmas and I don’t want to pay for one myself, last weekend I went to an auto auction to learn how the game works. I’ve been told you can get quality vehicles at wholesale prices.

  • Earl Ofari Hutchinson: Poor First to Barrel over the Fiscal Cliff

    Dec 24, 12 by EurPublisher Leave a comment

    *President Obama took much heat a year ago when he floated a series of proposed budget cuts that would have slashed programs for the poor. The cuts would have reduced funding or eliminated out right community service block grants that fund an array of community education, health and social service programs in poor, underserved, largely […]

  • Sharpton Responds to West Attack on Harris-Perry (and the Rev.)

    Feb 9, 12 by Brittney M. Walker 15 Comments

    *Cornel West is the topic of conversation again after making his opinion known once more, but this time about Melissa Harris-Perry. As we reported yesterday, he called her a “liar” and that “[s]he’s become the momentary darling of liberals, but I pray for her because she’s in over her head. She’s a fake and a […]

  • Tavis: ‘Remaking America: From Poverty to Prosperity’ Tonight

    Jan 12, 12 by Dizzy 4 Comments

    *Talk show host  and activist Tavis Smiley is set to confront the issue of poverty head on Thursday (tonight) as he moderates “Remaking America:  From Poverty to Prosperity.” The C-SPAN live broadcast will air from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Eastern on Thursday, Jan. 12 and will feature a panel of experts at George Washington […]

  • How to Separate Good Ideas from Bad Ones: Occupy LA

    Oct 5, 11 by jasmynecannick Leave a comment

    By Jasmyne A. Cannick Now I’m not trying to hate on Occupy LA, but after looking at news photos of the recent goings on, I couldn’t help but think of the National Organization for Women—and we all know that NOW was never about the liberation and equal rights of Black women. All that’s to say, […]

  • U.S. Poverty at Record High!

    Sep 14, 11 by EurPublisher 2 Comments

    *Are you suffering from malnutrition? Are you receiving any public assistance or do not have access to emergency funds if you need them? Do you experience debilitating depression, so much so, that it has rendered you incapable of holding down a job or looking for one? What about XBox? Do you own one of those […]