Matt Black is back on the road. On the heels of his cross-country road trip across the four corners of the United States, Matt is now halfway through his journey by Greyhound bus across the center of the country. Since 2000, the number of communities of “concentrated poverty” has doubled. More than 45 million Americans fall below the poverty line, and the widening gap between the rich and poor continues to cripple communities across the nation. The new installment of the Geography of Poverty puts a face and voice to these communities based on the conversations he has with fellow passengers from Bangor, Maine to Calexico, California.
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