poverty

About Face Charlotte will unveil its Wall of Compassion at the historic Grace AME Church April 27 from 6-9pm as part of the Uptown Crawl.  Abput Face Charlotte’s mission is to share the stories of some of the 147,989 people living in poverty in Mecklenburg County. Their website says, “To give voice to the voiceless. To […]

Follow Terence Lester’s journey from Atlanta to Washington, D.C.! He’s walking from Atlanta to DC to bring awareness to poverty in the U.S.  and he’s passing through Charlotte today.  Check out the video and read more about how you can support his efforts here.

On Monday, hundreds of people representing educators, civil rights and voting rights groups, labor, and environmental activists gathered at 30 state capitals across the country to demand change during the "Higher Ground Moral Day of Action" demonstrations.

Hillary Clinton and Paul Ryan have apparently reached across the aisle to support a ground-breaking anti-poverty plan.

House Speaker Paul Ryan and House Republicans are looking for ways to combat poverty in America and unveiled their plan to level the playing field for many impoverished Americans.

Jonna Ivin, Founder of STIR Journal, explains why poor White voters are chanting 'Trump, Trump Trump' in a new article.

African-American kids from rich families are more likely to go to prison than White kids from underprivileged households.

Roland Martin and NewsOne Now took an in-depth look at Sunday night's CNN/TV One Democratic Town Hall.

Also in today's news roundup, an associate of Dylann Roof has been arrested by the FBI in connection with the Emanuel AME shooting and John Boehner is being pressured by the Republicans to cut funding from Planned Parenthood.

Where is New Orleans 10 years later, take a look at this infographic to see how Hurricane Katrina affected the beloved city.

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan (R) has allowed the housing secretary to keep his job after profiling low-income residents and accusing them of deliberately poisoning their…

Following a heightened interest in law enforcement reform, some police officers are paying the price for abusing their authority.