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Sex Trafficking’s True Victims: Why Are Our...

Mimi Crown’s story is like millions of others that have been and are being told across America. At age 21, she was abducted and...

MIT Economist: While the White, Wealthy Few...

Much these days is said of income inequality in the U.S., of the gaping, ever-expanding chasm that separates the haves from the have nots,...

Study: ‘Economic Despair’ Causes More Low-Income Youth...

Communities with high economic inequality also tend to have lower upward social mobility. The question is whether there is a causal relationship between the...

Will San Francisco’s Black Population Vanish as...

  The Fillmore District of San Francisco once housed so many Black people it was known as the “Harlem of the West.” Jazz clubs lined...

New Study Says Increasing Taxes on the...

Economic inequality is a protracted problem in the United States, with a widening gap between the haves and the have nots, and a low...

Telling Poor, Smart Kids That All It...

When it was revealed that low-income students face greater challenges in school and are far less likely than their wealthier peers to attend or...

10 Legitimate Proposals That Could Finally Close...

Stricter Enforcement of Housing Anti-Discrimination Laws There are a plethora of ways Black would-be homeowners are discriminated against when trying to get mortgage loans or...

Stacey Dash Gets Completely Schooled When She...

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The Term ‘Middle-Class’ Is Losing Its Meaning...

As much as current politicians discuss middle-class economics and political hopefuls aim to impress this group of Americans, the middle-class has actually been shrinking...

7 Findings From the State of Black...

Education Equality Is Actually Declining Many people were finally convinced that the Black community wasn’t making swift or substantial progress, but the State of Black...

Brutally Unfair Tax Structure in the US...

Though the predatory nature of capitalism has helped to create the greatest amount of wealth inequality in human history, government taxation policies are also...

Income Inequality Not Just Hurting African-Americans; State...

It turns out that income inequality, an issue that damages African-Americans more than any other group, is also slowly destroying state budgets across the...

After Her Ferguson Speech, What Hillary Clinton...

Presumed presidential frontrunner Hillary Clinton finally weighed in on the Michael Brown slaying in Ferguson, Missouri, by slamming inequities in the criminal justice system. Though...

How Wide is The Income Gap in...

The gap between the wealthy and the poor is most extreme in several of the United States' most prosperous and largest cities. The economic divides...

Study: Big Cities Have Highest Income Inequality—and...

The nation's big cities have the highest levels of income inequality, according a Brookings Institution study that has profound implications for African-Americans, who tend...

Unbelievable Inequality: Wealth Of 85 Richest Equals...

Global inequality has increased to the extent that the $1.6 trillion combined wealth of the 85 richest people is equal to that of the...

Will Income Inequality Wreck The Global Economy?

Worsening income inequality is the risk most likely to cause serious damage around the globe in the coming decade, the World Economic Forum said...

Obama, Dems Push For Extending Unemployment Benefits,...

President Obama's push to get congressional Republicans to extend unemployment benefits for 1.3 million Americans is part of a Democratic strategy to solidify middle-class...

The Harsh Reality: The Global Economic Inequality...

With a speech on inequality last week, President Obama sought to kick-start a national debate about the growing gap between America’s rich and poor and what...