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The Geography of Poverty

Matt Black: The Geography of Poverty

The Geography of Poverty USA - Near 7-11. Santa Maria, CA. #geographyofpoverty (at Santa Maria, CA)

Poverty in America is concentrated in counties, regions, urban neighborhoods and reservations. Matt Black and Trymaine Lee document its current state.

Matt Black :: A jobless man bathes in a bucket. Lanare, California, 2014. From ‘Geography of Poverty’

Matt Black :: A jobless man bathes in a bucket. Lanare, California, From ‘Geography of Poverty’

Photos fascinantes des Chasseurs de #Miel au Népal

17 photos fascinantes des Chasseurs de Miel au Népal

Honey Hunters in Nepal, captured by British photographer Andrew Newey. Twice a year, members of the Gurung tribe, in central Nepal, ascend to harvest honey in the bee colonies hung on steep cliffs.

Modesto, CA. The population is 201,165 and 20.8% live below the poverty level. — Geography of Poverty, Matt Black

Modesto, CA. The population is and live below the poverty level. — Geography of Poverty, Matt Black

About 200 members of the Society for Community Organization marched to the government's offices. They want government use some budget to help the poverty. The government say, but offers no solution.

Hong Kong political, charity groups urge using budget surplus on poor

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Photographer Matt Black and Writer Trymaine Lee document poverty across the U. for MSNBC.

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Geography of Poverty (Photo by Matt Black)

'Geography of Poverty': 5 facts you should know

by Matt Black / A flea market in Tulare, CA. The town draws its name from the reeds that once lined a nearby lake. Its water was diverted for agriculture and the lake has been dry for nearly fifty years

Photographer Matt Black travels throughout the US documenting high poverty areas.

Displaced when the city of Fresno forced the closure of several homeless encampments, Sinamon now lives in a makeshift home she built in a vacant lot just feet beyond city limits.  matt black

Matt Black Is TIME’s Pick for Instagram Photographer of the Year 2014

Displaced when the city of Fresno forced the closure of several homeless encampments, Sinamon now lives in a makeshift home she built in a vacant lot just feet beyond city limits.

Corcoran, Ca by Matt Black

by Matt Black / Crop duster markers. Corcoran, CA. Corcoran is a city in Kings County, California

The economy must serve people, not the other way around. Work is more than a way to make a living; it is a form of continuing participation in Gods creation. If the dignity of work is to be protected, then the basic rights of workers must be respected–the right to productive work, to decent and fair wages, to the organization and joining of unions, to private property, and to economic initiative.

The economy must serve people, not the other way around. Work is more than a way to make a living; it is a form of continuing participation in Gods creation. If the dignity of work is to be protected, then the basic rights of workers must be respected–the right to productive work, to decent and fair wages, to the organization and joining of unions, to private property, and to economic initiative.

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