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South Bronx No Longer Nation’s Poorest Congressional District — USA Today

At last, the South Bronx is free! A recent USA Today analysis shows that the South Bronx is no longer the nation’s poorest congressional district. —Poorest. Three Texas metro pockets were poorest: McAllen, Brownsville and Laredo. Income per person in … Continue reading

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Worlds apart – the neighborhoods that sum up a divided America

The Bronx News Network called attention to an interesting, but unoriginal article in the Observer section of the Guardian comparing the Upper East Side (UES) and the South Bronx neighborhood of Mott Haven. The Guardian‘s Paul Harris describes “the contrasting … Continue reading

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South Bronx is poorest congressional district…again!

The US Census Bureau reports that the US population has grown to 308 million people. New Yorkers learned that our congressional delegation will shrink from 29 to 27 Members come 2013. And again, for the third decennial census, Rep. Jose … Continue reading

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