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5 Highly Effective Ways to Turn Poverty Into Prosperity

5 Highly Effective Ways to Turn Poverty Into Prosperity

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Expert Author Kristina L Hanson

5 Highly Effective Ways to Turn Poverty Into Prosperity
By [http://ezinearticles.com/?expert=Kristina_L_Hanson]Kristina L Hanson

One thing that is true about the world today is that there is a wide range of financial circumstances among the inhabitants. We view individual Nations as either “rich” or “poor”, calling them words such as “industrial”, “wealthy”, or “third world”. We have a tendency to take a look at our neighbors and put a label on them that deems them “well off” or “struggling”, as it appears, according to how many material goods they possess...

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Welfare Queen

Not Just Another Welfare Queen

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Expert Author Kathy Henry

Not Just Another Welfare Queen
By [http://ezinearticles.com/?expert=Kathy_Henry]Kathy Henry

I did not plan to become a parent at sixteen and it has not been easy, emotionally or financially, but I do not have any regrets. Being a mother is the greatest role in my life. People have no idea how difficult and all-consuming being a parent is, particularly, a single, poor one. The right wing and the media have been in cahoots for decades in their efforts to stigmatize African American single mothers as lazy, unstable and responsible for passing on a culture of poverty from one generation to the next and those stereotypes are not true...

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Where did the word Ghetto come from?

A street or city section where only Jews lived. The word ghetto was first used

in Venice in 1516, as part of the phrase “Geto Nuovo,” meaning “New

Foundry.” 

This referred to the closed Jewish section of the city, which had

originally been the site of a foundry. During World War II the Jews of Eastern

Europe were forced to leave their homes and move to ghettos where they

were held essentially as prisoners.   

http://www.yadvashem.org/odot_pdf/microsoft%20word%20-%206286.pdf

So when did it become an americanized term and how?   We have sayings like

thats ghetto, your ghetto, ghetto music, you live in the ghetto.  

http://www.fau.edu/humanitieschair/Ghetto%20Music.pdf

 ghetto

Why do we have a ghetto mentality in the inner city?  Where did this way of thinking come from?  Who sowed the se...

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