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In Beattyville, Kentucky -- one of the poorest, predominantly white towns in America -- the hope is palpable after the election of Donald Trump. CNNMoney traveled there to hear firsthand what people hope President Trump will do for them.
When you think of extreme poverty, you may tend to think of people overseas, or in far away places. The reality is, there are many struggling right here in our own back yard. Tucked in the mountains of Eastern Kentucky are communities of people who are struggling every day for enough to meet their basic needs. In order to help and love these people, someone would have to live along side of them, teaching and helping them on a daily basis. The Happy Church is a community doing just that. Check out how the Happy Church is showing Christ love through ordinary acts of love. Godfire Apparel is proud to be partnering with and giving proceeds from our apparel to help fuel the Happy Church as they live out this incredible story. For more on the Happy Church, check them out here: http://ww...
Fifty years after President Lyndon Johnson visited Kentucky and declared the War on Poverty, the area of Eastern Kentucky continues to struggle with high unemployment rates, poverty, and the loss of thousands of coal-industry jobs. NewsHour Weekend's Megan Thompson reports on how the new federal Promise Zones initiative in the region is aiming to boost the economy.
Cancer is epidemic in eastern Kentucky, a result of medical illiteracy, limited access to care, unhealthy lifestyles and poverty. In fact, life expectancy in the region is five years shorter than the rest of the nation. But state health officials are aiming to change that with comprehensive prevention and education initiatives. Special correspondent Jackie Judd reports.
Where do the most rednecks in Kentucky live? We measured the things they love to find out.
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My commentary on some random encounters that I had when I lived in Eastern Kentucky.
With income inequality a hot topic on the presidential campaign trail, here are America's richest and poorest states in terms of median household income according to analysis by 24/7 Wall Street. Photo: Getty Images / The Wall Street Journal. Subscribe to the WSJ channel here: http://bit.ly/14Q81Xy More from the Wall Street Journal: Visit WSJ.com: http://www.wsj.com Follow WSJ on Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/wsjvideo Follow WSJ on Google+: https://plus.google.com/+wsj/posts Follow WSJ on Twitter: https://twitter.com/WSJvideo Follow WSJ on Instagram: http://instagram.com/wsj Follow WSJ on Pinterest: http://www.pinterest.com/wsj/
Wolfe County, Kentucky is the poorest county in all of America. Many of it's residents are on welfare, receiving food stamps or other assistance. They also think the Republican party is the party that cares about what they're going through and fighting for them... This clip from the Majority Report, live M-F at 12 noon EST and via daily podcast at http://Majority.FM Subscribe to us on YouTube: http://youtube.com/user/SamSeder
More jobs and better prospects are what many Americans are hoping for under President Donald Trump. Kentucky voted for him, but the state is one of the poorest in the United States. TRT World's Iolo ap Dafydd reports from Beattyville, a city which has high unemployment and social problems. Subscribe: http://trt.world/subscribe Livestream: http://trt.world/ytlive Facebook: http://trt.world/facebook Twitter: http://trt.world/twitter Instagram: http://trt.world/instagram Visit our website: http://trt.world
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My views on how growing up as a poor, black male has molded my view of the world and how I have evolved as a man and as a prepper while living in Eastern Kentucky. I am Reginald Kaigler and I have lived in the mountains of Eastern Kentucky for almost 3 years.
ABC News spent two years following children growing up in poverty in the mountains of eastern Kentucky. Isolated pockets in central Appalachia have three times the national poverty rate, an epidemic of prescription drug abuse, the shortest life span in the nation, toothlessness, cancer and chronic depression [ FEBRUARY 2009 ] CLICK TO WATCH THE ENTIRE DOCUMENTARY : http://abcnews.go.com/Video/playerIndex?id=6877502 __________________________ The oldest mountains in America are rich in natural beauty with their raging creeks, steep hollows and old pines. They are also one of the poorest, most disadvantaged regions in America. Central Appalachia has up to three times the national poverty rate, an epidemic of prescription drug abuse, the shortest life span in the nation, toothlessn...
Feb. 2018 report. http://www.abrahamlincolnonline.org/lincoln/sites/home.htm - I have other videos uploaded related to this from Lincoln scholar Thomas DiLorenzo that simply blow the lid off of so much political propaganda for the SAME tyrant who suspended Habeas Corpus itself ! He NEVER "freed" slaves in the north either, ONLY in the south as a military strategy that had NOTHING to do with freeing human beings from bondage.
As the coal industry declines in Eastern Kentucky, it becomes more and more evident that rural Appalachia’s most valuable resource is not mineral but mental. We must train and retain the brightest minds to help revitalize this region. Steven Palmer will use his recent experiences teaching in coal country to show the current challenges facing educational equality in Appalachia, as well as how we can keep those students who are creators and innovators from leaving the region. This young-person led revitalization in one of the poorest areas of the U.S. could lead to the largest economic turn-around in American history. As a proud alumnus of UT Chattanooga, Steven has been privileged to see the growth and transformation of the Scenic City first-hand. Steven served as a Social Issues, Equity, ...