Poverty

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.

Article By Esther Walker // EEW Magazine Global News Bishop TD Jakes, who has been in Windhoek, the capital of Namibia, for a two-day leadership conference, says Africa is a rich continent that, with proper leadership, can eradicate poverty. While talking with President Hage Geingob about the recently-launched Harambee Prosperity Plan at State House, the […]

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

While poverty rates have decreased for White and Asian families, Black children are more likely to live in poverty than children of other races, a new study from the Pew Research Center shows. In fact, 2 out of 5 Black children live in poverty, or 38 percent of the 11 million Black children living in […]

In a recent article for American Banker titled Lessons from Baltimore: ‘Middle-Class Folks Don’t Riot,’ John Hope Bryant, President and CEO of Operation Hope, wrote: “Our goal as…

GETTY Article By Pamela Harris:: EEW Magazine News GRAMMY® winning gospel singer Donnie McClurkin is fruitful in his ministry and financially successful. But during a January 29 appearance on TBN’s “Praise the Lord” he reflected on how, two decades ago, he had hit rock bottom. “No bank account, no car, no home. At 31 years […]

Viola Davis told a crowd of Hollywood luminaries that her drive to end childhood hunger is fueled by memories of growing up in “abject poverty,” stealing and crawling through maggot-filled garbage bins to get food. “I sacrificed a childhood for food,” she said, “and grew up in immense shame.” Davis shared the personal story Friday […]

Worldwide, 1.2 billion people still live in extreme poverty — on less than $1.25 per day.1 There has been a reduction of more than 34…

A Christian economic professor has argued that the problem of poverty is based less on a lack of material goods and more about “broken relationships.” Dr. Brian Fikkert, founder and executive director of the Chalmers Center for Economic Development at Covenant College, told those gathered at a Christian leadership conference held in Raleigh, N.C.: “I would like […]