Stop Blaming America’s Poor for Their Poverty

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 economics,...
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Why Giant Bank Mergers Like SunTrust and BB&T matter

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...
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