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This Is Poverty in America

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This Is Poverty in America

A look at the harsh realities of Americans living on low incomes
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More than 37 million people in the US are living in poverty, with marginalized racial groups such as Black and Hispanic communities making up the larger proportions of low-income families. These Blinks look at how anyone can fall through the cracks and into a vicious cycle of poverty, why "just working hard" isn't the solution, and how the criminalization of poverty works in favor of the wealth gap. You'll explore first-hand accounts of everyday Americans struggling to make ends meet, the systems that keep them under the poverty line, and what must be done to overturn this plight.

This Is Poverty in America

A look at the harsh realities of Americans living on low incomes
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