Why Are the Candidates So Silent on Poverty?

This week on the Confab: Join Assistant Editor Akoto Ofori-Atta as she chats with Associate Editor Brett Johnson, Staff Writer Jenée Desmond-Harris and contributor Genetta Adams about what's stopping politicians from talking about poverty. Plus: Fall's cast of black TV characters.

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