The First Guaranteed Basic Income Program Designed for Single Black Moms

The First Guaranteed Basic Income Program Designed for Single Black Moms

African American women have the highest poverty rate in the nation, and nearly two out of five African American female-headed households with children live in poverty. Photo by Tony Anderson/Getty Images Ebony, a single mother of three, works two jobs to make ends meet and takes in around $11,000 a year. In addition to a part-time job at a beauty supply chain, she works as a communication specialist at a Jackson, Mississippi, nonprofit, a temporary position that could end in December.

She’s hoping her employers will keep her on, and she’s doing all she can to inspire them, including showing […]

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