A two-week radio series on North Carolina Public Radio- WUNC April 11-22 2005
More than forty years ago, North Carolina started its own war on poverty. Today, more than a million people in the state live below the federal poverty line. Who are they? Why are they poor? And what has changed since the 1960s?
- Interviews and listener calls on The State of Things
- A Public Opinion poll on perceptions of poverty
- North Carolina poverty past and present: Historical data, photos and more
- "What is Poverty?" audio portraits, definitions of poverty and more
Support for North Carolina Voices: Understanding Poverty comes from the Center for Documentary Studies at Duke University, Doug and Peggy Abrams, the Julian Price Family Foundation, Maupin Taylor P.A., the Michael and Laura Brader-Araje Foundation, and the North Carolina Humanities Council.