Shocking poverty found in rural Alabama 'uncommon in the First World'

A U.N. investigation found sewage, hookworms and civil rights abuses add to the problem of extreme poverty in the state.

A two-week investigation by the United Nations (U.N.) into “poverty and human rights abuses in the United States,” has…

In an attempt to investigate “the effects of systemic poverty in a prosperous nation liked the United States,” U.N. investigators have already visited “cities and towns in California and Alabama,” and according to ‘Newsweek,’ they will also “soon travel to Puerto Rico, Washington, D.C., and West Virginia.”