Video: Tavis Smiley: Poverty Is The New Slavery

According to a new report, poverty in America has reached its highest level since 1965 - a source of concern for "Sunday Morning" contributor Tavis Smiley, who says poverty "threatens our democracy."

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    05/3/2015 - 5:43 am | View Link
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    10/4/2015 - 12:37 pm | View Website
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