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America's white working class is nothing like the stereotypes we've been told. Trust me, I’m part of it

The 2016 election saw the creation of many different narratives, including the idea that the white working class is some sort of mythical, salt-of-the-earth, oppressed group that hails mostly from the countryside and believes America has left it behind. 1,223 more words

Economic Segregation in America

As of 2015, 13.5% of Americans live in poverty.  That’s 43 million people, most of whom require some for of public assistance to survive.

Most of these families are single-parent, headed by a female.  297 more words

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