Stop Blaming America’s Poor for Their Poverty

08.08.2019
Commentary by Mona Lisa Morris
The poor aren’t poor simply because they make poor choices.  Poverty isn’t simply situational; it’s also generational.  When you’re born poor, mobility out of poverty can be very difficult. Furthermore, poverty is systemic and rooted in eco...
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Why Giant Bank Mergers Like SunTrust and BB&T matter

08.07.2019
Commentary by Bob Dickerson
All of us at Building Alabama Reinvestment are eager to begin working with the new Truist Financial to insure that their $60 billion commitment results in more affordable housing, more small business lending, and more community development. To be su...
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The U.S. Can No Longer Hide From Its Deep Poverty Problem

08.06.2019
Commentary by Bob Dickerson
In arguably the richest nation on earth, there should not be millions of people living in poverty. If America has been good to you, share the wealth. If you are part of the wealthiest one percent, end poverty! You could if you would.
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