Poverty In America

While the world sees an America of riches, millions live in incredible poverty. This Path looks at some of poverty that exists. It is not pretty.

  1. An introduction for the Helpified Path on Poverty in the United States

    This path (https://helpified.com/paths/poverty-in-america) will look at poverty in the United States. It will not address the causes. It ...

  2. 15 Shocking Facts About Poverty In America

    The "America" that so many of us have taken for granted for so many decades is literally disintegrating right in front of our eyes. Most ...

  3. 11 Facts About Education and Poverty in America

    40 percent of children living in poverty aren't prepared for primary schooling.

  4. Cattaraugus County QuickFacts from the US Census Bureau

    Frequently requested statistics for Cattaraugus County.

  5. Buffalo is fourth poorest city in the nation

    BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) - An eye-opening report is shedding new light on the poverty rate in Buffalo. The latest numbers show Buffalo is the...

  6. A look from the outside at the US

    "Life in the Empire" is a series of news reports, showing the growing levels of poverty in the United States, especially in the central a...

  7. Poverty knows no bounds

    Young or old, immigrant or Native American, from farm to suburb to inner city, from sea to shining sea, there are poor.

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  8. National Poverty Center | University of Michigan

    The United States determines the official poverty rate using poverty thresholds that are issued each year by the Census Bureau. The thres...

  9. Hidden America - Children Of The Mountains (Documentary)

    A Diane Sawyer Special Report On The 1/2 Million People Living In Poverty In Central Appalachia.

  10. Native American Living Conditions on Reservations - Native American Aid

    Living Conditions on American Indian reservations: It is impossible to succinctly describe the many factors that have contributed to the ...

  11. Poverty rates surge in American suburbs

    When President Johnson declared a "War on Poverty" fifty years ago, images of American poverty focused on the inner-city and rural poor. ...

  12. History

    Poverty is not a new worry. The following few videos are historic looks at US poverty. So much of it sounds like it today.

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  13. Poverty in Rural America - 1965 - Clip 1: Introduction

    One of three clips from a government documentary "Rural Poverty in America." It was produced in 1965 by the U.S. Department of Agricultur...

  14. Down and Out in America (1986) 1/7

    Poverty, foreclosure, homelessness, circa 1986. Directed by Lee Grant. Winner of the 1986 Academy Award for Documentary Film. I ripped th...

  15. Old and Poor: America's Forgotten

    While the Census Bureau's official poverty measure shows 9 percent of seniors nationally live in poverty, the share climbs to about one i...

  16. Poorest town in Texas, the Colonias

    Along the Mexican Border on the US side! Uploaded by Coolins335 on 2011-06-29.

  17. Rio Grande Valley Colonias Pt. 1

    Texas is home to the most "colonias" in the country-- unincorporated areas outside city limits. And Hidalgo County making up an overwhelm...

  18. Poverty in Detroit

    short picture tour of poverty in Detroit. (yes it has been a Bad Day!) Uploaded by zahra dabaja on 2010-12-06.

  19. The Forgotten City

    The Forgotten City is a soul stirring documentary taking place in Buffalo, New York exploring race relations, segregation, crime, and pol...

  20. Camden,NJ. The poorest city in the US

    Camden,New Jersey has the highest murder rate in the country,and the highest crime rate per capita. the criminals and drug deals operate ...

  21. Why Can't We End Poverty in America?

    RONALD REAGAN famously said, "We fought a war on poverty and poverty won." With 46 million Americans - 15 percent of the population - now...

  22. Charity and sympathy may not be the answer.

    A controversial view that brings up many many good points. Getting people to make better decisions (stay in school), getting people work...

  23. Where Are the Hardest Places to Live in the U.S.?

    Annie Lowrey writes in the Times Magazine this week about the troubles of Clay County, Ky., which by several measures is the hardest plac...

  24. What your 1st-grade life says about the rest of it

    BALTIMORE - In the beginning, when they knew just where to find everyone, they pulled the children out of their classrooms. They sat in a...

  25. NY State's poverty situtation

    A look at NY State Poverty.

  26. Saving Horatio Alger: Equality, Opportunity, and the American Dream

    Americans celebrate the Horatio Alger ideal, that all individuals can succeed by their own efforts on a level playing field, yet social m...

  27. Making Sense of Place - Cleveland: Confronting Decline in an American City

    Making Sense of Place - Cleveland: Confronting Decline in an American City is a one-hour documentary film about deterioration in the urba...

  28. OETA Story on Eastern Oklahoma Poverty aired on 09/30/10

    This story aired on the ONR on OETA-The Oklahoma Network. The reporter is Cathy Tatom; photojournalist is Edwin Wilson. For more informat...

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