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Philadelphia Inquirer: Reacting to the poor - negatively

August 5, 2013
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August 5, 2013

Dr. Mariana Chilton was interviewed for an article about the negative view many have about those who are living in poverty. 

 

"Mariana Chilton, director of the Center for Hunger-Free Communities at Drexel University's School of Public Health, agrees.  "Racism and bigotry blanket our country in a suffocating way," she said.  "And if there's no sense of a social bond among people, then it's easy to view others as non-human."

 

To read the entire article click here.

 

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