We’re not going to “nonprofit” our way out of poverty, housing unaffordability and economic injustice. Historic discrimination and structural inequality have laid the groundwork for multiple life-sucking neighborhood factors that black children face every day: Poverty, crime, unemployment, unaffordable housing, inaccessible health care and limited transportation make it difficult for children to learn.

The rise of the nonprofit-industrial complex is a necessary response to in-your-face suffering, but our investments in nonprofits can’t shield us from the source problem of bad policy. (theroot.com – Andre Perry Ph.D.) Click here to read the full story!

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