Also like many African-Americans, most of them will end up dead or in jail by the same government system that is supposed to take care of its people, if help is not suggested or thought of when the time comes for helping those below the poverty line.
Media, T.V., books all depict the same thing. The US is the world’s superpower. Poverty is an African American issue that they need to figure out for themselves. My question is this: How are they supposed to help themselves if the government only helps a certain amount of people that know about the benefits of being poor? The government, according to the Constitution as well as A Call for National Service by E.J. Dionne, should provide assistance to the people that need it the most to better this country for the greater good. How come European nations have a lower poverty rate than the US? America has better technology, more resources, the largest economy, the world’s best colleges, the best currency, and the top global brands, but the US still has the most debt and is one of the leaders in poverty by country (Washington Post). How is