But if the FEMA response to recent disasters is any indication, storm victims could face barriers in securing federal aid – especially if they're not white.
The bad news is that poverty still exceeds the 11.3 percent rate of 2000 and far too many people are poor in a country that is so rich.
"Your economy, rigged to redistribute wealth to the top."
By any rational definition of poverty, half of our country's households are dealing with it.
"We’ve invited the people to speak for themselves, because I think it’s time for a revolution."