Chauncy Jones Black received $100,000 in donations after offering to help a shopper carry his grocery bags in exchange for doughnuts.

The Afternoons with Amos PODCAST For Friday, September 18, 2015 Features An EXCLUSIVE SPECIAL REPORT: Release of 2014 Census American Community Survey (ACS) Data. Seven years after the Great Recession began in 2008, and five years after it officially ended in 2010, there is a bit of evidence that while unemployment is falling, income growth […]

Unemployment in Indianapolis’ African-American community declined last year while Black household incomes remained stagnant and the number of Blacks living in poverty increased. Those are some of the initial findings in the initial release of 2011 data from the Census Bureau’s American Community Survey (ACS).  The annual survey of demographic trends for the country’s population. […]

Has the narrative of poverty been so interwoven with images of blackness for so long that we have forgotten that white Americans are poor, too? SEE ALSO: Is Unconditional Love A Lie? TheRoot published an article recently that says the national conversation around poverty has been discussed as if its just a black issue. White […]

What happens within the black community when the gap widens between the poor and the affluent? That’s one question raised by new census data showing well-off African-Americans leaving cities for the suburbs and the South while the ranks of the black poor grow larger. SEE ALSO: Is Obama Finally Seizing The Moment? Over the past […]