Sunday, October 03, 2010

"an example of third world poverty in this country"

Blackmon Road: A Place For Hope?

October 1, 2010 - Blackmon Road is an African American community just two miles south of downtown Rock Hill next to the old city dump. If you grew up there, chances are you've been called "trash pile kid" and you know what it's like to live without running water. Much to the chagrin of residents there, Blackmon Road has served as an example of third world poverty in this country.

WFAE's Lisa Miller has more on a community trying to get the basics, but contending with a lot of obstacles including themselves. {read rest}

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