Tag Archives: poverty

  • The Black Hat: (Single vs. Married) Which Type of Mother Deserves More Credit?

    Jul 22, 14 by Cory Alexander Haywood 1 Comment


    *In the wee hours of the morning, there’s nothing more distinct than the sound of an infant crying. During these moments, married moms occasionally stay in bed while their husbands change diapers, sing lullabies and heat bottles of milk. Single mothers often don’t have this luxury. In most cases, they’re the sole providers for their offspring and […]

  • The Black Hat: You Know You’re Broke When…

    Jun 10, 14 by Cory A. Haywood 2 Comments


    *African Americans make up a significant portion of the unemployed. It’s a good thing black folk have been broke since forever. Not sure you fit this category? consider the following: (Ahem) if you buy church shoes from Ross or Marshalls on Easter weekend and return them first thing Monday morning, you’re broke. Speaking of shoes, it’s summertime: if […]

  • New Report Says Richest 85 People Own As Much Wealth As Poorest 3.5 Billion

    Jan 22, 14 by Brainuser1 Leave a comment


    *Remember the saying, “The rich get richer while the poor get…” Yeah, that one. Well, in a recent report on income inequality and which countries around the globe do the least to improve same, the United States reigns supreme. At 26%, the U.S.– out of the 22 countries surveyed — is said to do the […]

  • Suburban Poverty Rising Higher than in Urban Areas

    May 21, 13 by EurPublisher Leave a comment


    *At one time, the suburbs represented a comfy living away from the hustle and bustle of the city that suggested the suburbanites had substantial resources to separate them from others. Now…not so much. According to the Huffington Post, the middle class has taken such a blow in this economy that the suburbs is no longer […]

  • Mo’Kelly on Tom Joyner Morning Show: Tavis Needs to Stop B*tchin’

    Dec 19, 12 by Brittney M. Walker 3 Comments


    *Tavis Smiley issued a cease and desist letter to radio talk show host Mo’Kelly after the journalist decided to discuss the “Poverty Tour.” During an interview Tuesday on the Tom Joyner Morning Show with Roland Martin and the crew, Mo’Kelly discussed the history of the situation, saying Tavis has it all twisted. From 2005 to […]

  • Cornel West: Obama is a ‘Rockefeller Republican in Blackface’

    Nov 13, 12 by Brittney M. Walker 22 Comments


    *For some, Cornel West may not DO much, but the man says some pretty controversial things. And his latest commentary may top ‘em all. The professor has never appeared reluctant to lay down some harsh criticism on his black president regarding issues of race, war, and poverty. This time, he took it to a whole […]