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Being Poor: The Cycle of Injustice

  • Aired: 01/30/2017
  • 56:46
  • Rating: E
We meet Jamir, a teen living near Albany with no former record who has been arrested several times for what he calls “walking while black”. We spend a day with Jamir and the employer who helped get him back on track when the justice system failed him. Susan Arbetter speaks with experts from around the state who shed light on challenges and potential solutions surrounding urban poverty.
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Is there a connection between poverty, race and the justice system?
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