There are millions of reasons why 45 million Americans are still beneath the poverty level. I think it’s very heartless to use this term when you don’t know their circumstances.
“Going to Grandma’s house because there’s nothing to eat at your house.”
“Ate spam and eggs out of a Frisbee because I ran out of paper plates.”
I grew up in Rochester, NY, a tiny city that everyone mistakes for being extremely close to New York City. While Rochester may be 300+ miles away from NYC, we follow the same stereotypical divide. For those of you who have watched Gossip Girl, and wondered about its validity, I am here to provide you with evidence that the Serenas and Dans of the world exist in more than just a fictional reality.
As a black and Puerto Rican male, some would wonder why I would opt out of such an important movement considering it is very relevant to my life.
Many wealthy Americans believe that dysfunctional behavior causes poverty.