The Geography Of Poverty: Matt Black Photographs Poverty Across The U.S.

The growing gap between rich and poor in this country is consigning people to a fate that is largely inescapable. If you are born poor in America today you are likely to die poor. If you are born rich, the same. Poverty is not really an economic question. It’s a question of power: Who gets their needs met, which communities get their needs met and which communities don’t.

Lorain, OH. Downtown. Lorain has a population of 64,097 and 28.2% live below the poverty level.

Source: The Geography Of Poverty: Matt Black Photographs Poverty Across The U.S. : NPR

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