Poverty is increasing in America. One factor is the prevalence of low-wage jobs. Some call it the Wal-Martization of America. Still, to others, it's class war.
For urban Native Americans, the jobless rate averages around 48 percent. In general, Indian Country is in a permanent depression even when the national economy is on the upswing.
President Barack Obama: "I think same-sex couples should be able to get married."
The 180-day period for monetary claims by Black farmers against the USDA expires this week.