Businessman and founder of nonprofit Operation HOPE John Hope Bryant has a new book “How the Poor Can Save Capitalism: Rebuilding the Path to the Middle Class,” in which he tries to debunk certain stereotypes surrounding class and income.
Her name is Anna. She’s a 14-year-old who fled her native El Salvador with her 12-year-old sister, Maria, to find a new life here in Pittsburgh.
They’re kids, some as young as 5- and 6-years-old, who say they’ve fled poverty-stricken and gang-invested Central America for the chance of new life in the United States.
Lou Ness is an Episcopal deacon. The 65-year-old grandmother has walked into Pittsburgh for a lofty mission.
Victor Muhammad spoke of the Nation of Islam and their goal to end poverty and war in the black community.
Ever since the horrible earthquake several years ago in Haiti local ladies Jamie & Allie McMutrie who are the founders of HaitianFamiliesFirst.org.
Mitt Romney, if you want to talk about mooches and freeloaders that take advantage of the system then grow a spine and show America your tax returns. Let’s see what you really pay as a percentage. Let’s see what deductions you take. Let’s see how addicted to federal benefits you are.
KDKA Radio’s Chris Moore talked to Stephen Pimpare, author of “A People’s History of Poverty in America.”
It’s really a good news, bad news story – the tale of how Pittsburgh is surviving this awful economic recession.