Does Memphis Care About Children?

Posted: March 8, 2008 in Sweet Tea Aristocracy
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In 2006, about 36% of children living in Memphis live in families with incomes below the federal poverty level. Memphis ranks 42 among 50 U.S. cities with respect to child poverty. About 20% of Memphis children live in extreme poverty (incomes less than 50 percent of the federal poverty level).  Do you still think we need a new stadium?

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