“It is time to face the realities of poverty in America today. Let the declaration of bankruptcy of Detroit sound the alarm for us all. Building more prisons will not solve the problems of poverty. Nor will they contribute to the well being of America.”
These are words from DEY’s senior adviser Diane Levin in today’s Huffington Post, Detroit Riots of 1967: Lessons for Today is a powerful piece on poverty and a reflection on Detroit’s story…please read it and share it.