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See Me, Speak My Name: The Stories You Won't Hear At Either Convention

by Abby Zimet

As the Democrats gather, a look at the "invisible people," the "least of these," the 46 million Americans who have fallen into poverty or homelessness but who remain, unfathomably, unconscionably, outside the national conversation. From Leonard Pitts.

"It's comforting to believe the line separating them from you is Hulk-strong and neon bright, that their situation reflects some failing - moral, spiritual, intellectual - that you, righteous soul, do not suffer. Comforting. But then, self-delusion often is...Life happened to them, same as it happens to anyone."


Read more here: http://www.mcclatchydc.com/2012/09/01/164640/story-you-wont-hear-poor-are-not.html#storylink=cpy

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