Poverty

Ahead of the Democratic primary in Ohio's 11th Congressional District, Nina Turner says providing opportunities for constituents has no political ideology and goes back to the basic premise of life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.

Pharrell Williams is launching a Norfolk-based private school for low-income families.

The LeBron James Family Foundation will open a community center in Akron that will provide families with financial literacy resources and job training.

Tyler Perry gifted a van to an Atlanta nonprofit that provides the homeless with health and hygiene products.

A Mississippi-based math teacher is combating food insecurity among his students by delivering breakfast and lunch to them daily.

NBA star Trae Young assisted in eliminating $1 million in medical debt for underprivileged families in Atlanta.

A middle schooler from Louisiana created a closet at his school to provide his classmates in need with clothes and school supplies.

NBA star LeBron James teamed up with Walmart to fight hunger in America.

A U.N. report rebuked the Trump administration for pursuing policies to remove the safety net for millions of poor people at a time when poverty is getting worse.

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson said Wednesday that "poverty is a state of mind" during an interview with Sirius XM.

People in Black and Hispanic communities are spending nearly half their income on rent.