by R. L'Heureux Lewis onDecember 23, 2011
Instead of offering bootstraps to poor black kids, demand true school reform and alleviate poverty.
by Zaheer Ali onDecember 19, 2011
Our insistence on equating "poor" with "black" has undermined the success of anti-poverty programs.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onDecember 16, 2011
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by Jenée Desmond-Harris onDecember 14, 2011
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Middle-class white guy writes about what he would do if he were a poor black kid. Craziness ensues.
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