Brenna Burgess - 1st period
The state or condition of having little or no money, goods, or means of support; condition of being poor is poverty.
Poverty leads into other issues such as...
"shine on 'Em" by Nas (2006)
Fact: Children in Africa are more than 15 times more likely to die before the age of 5 than children in developed regions.
"Changes" by 2Pac (2011)
Fact: Malaria is endemic in most tropical and subtropical regions.
"Better Days" by Outlandish (2013)
Fact: Poverty is concentrated in rural areas and the poor are most likely to earn income in agriculture.
"Jackin 4 Beats" by Talib Kweli (2003)
Fact: Among U.S. adults, concern about extreme poverty has declined from 21 percent in 2011 to 16 percent in 2013.
(I couldn't find a music video for this one.)
"Strange Fruit" by Common Ft. John Legend
Fact: A third of all poor in the developing world are children 0–12 years.
"Live Again" by Ying Yang Twins Ft. Adam Levine
Fact: 30 percent of the world’s extremely poor live in India.
"Ghetto" by Akon (2004)
Fact: In developing countries nearly half of all mothers and newborns do not receive skilled care during and immediately after birth.
"Untold Stories" by Buju Banton (2009)
Fact: Among the poor living on less than $1.25 per day, just under half have electricity.
"Comin' From Where I'm From" by Anthony Hamilton (2009)
Fact: An estimated 289,000 maternal deaths occurred worldwide in 2013. Some 62 percent of these were in Sub-Saharan Africa.