Stopping the poverty gap

Swallowing Us Whole: New Regulations on Predatory Lending Felt in Appalachia

In the Borderlands of Appalachia With a population of 494 people, Cumberland Gap, Tennessee might be the smallest township I’ve visited. According to the American Community Survey, the poverty rate here is 48.2 percent. The 2010 census report contradicts this figure with statistics that show no families live in poverty. […]

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