Is a Lack of Hope Killing Poor White Women?

"For every member of every group in every race that doesn't graduate from high school, the past 18 years have been devastating," Monica Potts said on Melissa Harris-Perry's show this weekend. "The jobs available to them don't pay very well ... they don't provide a ladder to the middle class. Something about that, something about really not having hope for your own future, may be shortening their life spans."

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