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In Plain Sight: Poverty in America is a special editorial initiative of NBC News focused on covering poverty and inequality in the United States.

Report Suggests American Children Left Behind in Economy Recovery Report Suggests American Children Left Behind in Economy Recovery Report Suggests American Children Left Behind in Economy Recovery Report Suggests American Children Left Behind in Economy Recovery

Report Suggests American Children Left Behind in Economy Recovery

'Impossible' Push for $15/Hour Minimum Wage Sees Some Success 'Impossible' Push for $15/Hour Minimum Wage Sees Some Success 'Impossible' Push for $15/Hour Minimum Wage Sees Some Success 'Impossible' Push for $15/Hour Minimum Wage Sees Some Success

'Impossible' Push for $15/Hour Minimum Wage Sees Some Success

Alabama Auto Parts Plant Slapped with Federal Restraining Order Alabama Auto Parts Plant Slapped with Federal Restraining Order Alabama Auto Parts Plant Slapped with Federal Restraining Order Alabama Auto Parts Plant Slapped with Federal Restraining Order

Alabama Auto Parts Plant Slapped with Federal Restraining Order

Alabama Whistleblower Fired and Sued After Protesting Conditions Alabama Whistleblower Fired and Sued After Protesting Conditions Alabama Whistleblower Fired and Sued After Protesting Conditions Alabama Whistleblower Fired and Sued After Protesting Conditions

Alabama Whistleblower Fired and Sued After Protesting Conditions

Your College Professor Could Be On Public Assistance Your College Professor Could Be On Public Assistance Your College Professor Could Be On Public Assistance Your College Professor Could Be On Public Assistance

Your College Professor Could Be On Public Assistance

Owning a Car Is Integral to Climbing the Economic Ladder Owning a Car Is Integral to Climbing the Economic Ladder Owning a Car Is Integral to Climbing the Economic Ladder Owning a Car Is Integral to Climbing the Economic Ladder

Owning a Car Is Integral to Climbing the Economic Ladder

Class in America: Want to Get Ahead? Try Church Class in America: Want to Get Ahead? Try Church Class in America: Want to Get Ahead? Try Church Class in America: Want to Get Ahead? Try Church

Class in America: Want to Get Ahead? Try Church

The Things We Cherish: How Status Symbols Change The Things We Cherish: How Status Symbols Change The Things We Cherish: How Status Symbols Change The Things We Cherish: How Status Symbols Change
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The Things We Cherish: How Status Symbols Change

Class in America: Why Your Status Depends on Where You Live Class in America: Why Your Status Depends on Where You Live Class in America: Why Your Status Depends on Where You Live Class in America: Why Your Status Depends on Where You Live

Class in America: Why Your Status Depends on Where You Live

Belief in the Middle Class Unshaken by Economic Shifts Belief in the Middle Class Unshaken by Economic Shifts Belief in the Middle Class Unshaken by Economic Shifts Belief in the Middle Class Unshaken by Economic Shifts

Belief in the Middle Class Unshaken by Economic Shifts

Class in America: Identities Blur as Economy Changes Class in America: Identities Blur as Economy Changes Class in America: Identities Blur as Economy Changes Class in America: Identities Blur as Economy Changes

Class in America: Identities Blur as Economy Changes

Latinos Open Up About Income, Class, Social Mobility Latinos Open Up About Income, Class, Social Mobility Latinos Open Up About Income, Class, Social Mobility Latinos Open Up About Income, Class, Social Mobility
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Latinos Open Up About Income, Class, Social Mobility

For Asian Americans, Wealth Stereotypes Don't Fit Reality For Asian Americans, Wealth Stereotypes Don't Fit Reality For Asian Americans, Wealth Stereotypes Don't Fit Reality For Asian Americans, Wealth Stereotypes Don't Fit Reality

For Asian Americans, Wealth Stereotypes Don't Fit Reality

What Happened to the Middle-Class American Family? What Happened to the Middle-Class American Family? What Happened to the Middle-Class American Family? What Happened to the Middle-Class American Family?

What Happened to the Middle-Class American Family?

Class In America: Take the Quiz! Class In America: Take the Quiz! Class In America: Take the Quiz! Class In America: Take the Quiz!

Class In America: Take the Quiz!

American Dream Home: What's the Middle Class Without a House? American Dream Home: What's the Middle Class Without a House? American Dream Home: What's the Middle Class Without a House? American Dream Home: What's the Middle Class Without a House?

American Dream Home: What's the Middle Class Without a House?

Middle-Class Betrayal? Why Working Hard Is No Longer Enough in America Middle-Class Betrayal? Why Working Hard Is No Longer Enough in America Middle-Class Betrayal? Why Working Hard Is No Longer Enough in America Middle-Class Betrayal? Why Working Hard Is No Longer Enough in America

Middle-Class Betrayal? Why Working Hard Is No Longer Enough in America

Education Is Not Great Equalizer for Black Americans Education Is Not Great Equalizer for Black Americans Education Is Not Great Equalizer for Black Americans Education Is Not Great Equalizer for Black Americans

Education Is Not Great Equalizer for Black Americans

#NERDSCREEN: Class in America #NERDSCREEN: Class in America #NERDSCREEN: Class in America #NERDSCREEN: Class in America

#NERDSCREEN: Class in America

Divorce Can Mean a Trip Down the Economic Ladder for Women Divorce Can Mean a Trip Down the Economic Ladder for Women Divorce Can Mean a Trip Down the Economic Ladder for Women Divorce Can Mean a Trip Down the Economic Ladder for Women

Divorce Can Mean a Trip Down the Economic Ladder for Women

Workplace Injury, Illness Pushing Americans Deeper Into Poverty Workplace Injury, Illness Pushing Americans Deeper Into Poverty Workplace Injury, Illness Pushing Americans Deeper Into Poverty Workplace Injury, Illness Pushing Americans Deeper Into Poverty

Workplace Injury, Illness Pushing Americans Deeper Into Poverty

As Jail Visits Go High-Tech, Isolation Grows As Jail Visits Go High-Tech, Isolation Grows As Jail Visits Go High-Tech, Isolation Grows As Jail Visits Go High-Tech, Isolation Grows

As Jail Visits Go High-Tech, Isolation Grows

Kids in Court: Is It Time to Raise the Age for Criminal Responsibility? Kids in Court: Is It Time to Raise the Age for Criminal Responsibility? Kids in Court: Is It Time to Raise the Age for Criminal Responsibility? Kids in Court: Is It Time to Raise the Age for Criminal Responsibility?

Kids in Court: Is It Time to Raise the Age for Criminal Responsibility?

Not Boomerang Kids: These Low-Income Millennials Can't Go Home Not Boomerang Kids: These Low-Income Millennials Can't Go Home Not Boomerang Kids: These Low-Income Millennials Can't Go Home Not Boomerang Kids: These Low-Income Millennials Can't Go Home

Not Boomerang Kids: These Low-Income Millennials Can't Go Home

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