Tag Archives: Single-parent

Living Wage Ruling Gives Queens Casino Workers a Fighting Chance

By Rachel L. Swarns For the fast-food workers who demonstrated across the country this month, it is only a dream. For many economists and policy makers, it is the subject of intense debate. But there is nothing hypothetical about the … Continue reading

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When White Fathers Leave Their Black Children

By Bea Hinton To this day, I don’t know what my father looks like. In 24 years I have had no contact with my biological father; it is more likely that someone reading this post has more information on him … Continue reading

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What the Rising Number of Single Dads Says About Fatherhood in General

By Noah Berlatsky If my wife and I divorced, who would get the kid? Obviously, if only for mental health reasons, this isn’t the sort of hypothetical I want to spend any significant proportion of my time worrying about. But … Continue reading

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Rick Perry Attacks Wendy Davis: ‘She Was A Teenage Mother Herself’

By Igor Volsky Texas Gov. Rick Perry (R) directly attacked state Sen. Wendy Davis (D) during a speech at the National Right To Life conference on Thursday, arguing that the state senator who filibustered for 13 hours to defeat an … Continue reading

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Single motherhood in U.S. increases sharply

By Carol Morello More than six out of 10 women who give birth in their early 20s are unmarried, the Census Bureau said Wednesday in a report that shows sharp discrepancies in single mothers related to income, education and race. … Continue reading

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Single Moms Crushed by Recession

Black and Hispanic single mothers has zero median wealth. ZERO. That is surprising and depressing. When America encounters an economic recession or depression our community suffers earlier, longer and more dramatically than the majority. When looking at this issue from that … Continue reading

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