Philip Tegeler is the executive director of the Poverty & Race Research Action Council (http://www.prrac.org). A shorter version of this article appeared in the July-August 2010 issue of Poverty & Race, and a fully referenced paper can be found on the PRRAC website, http://www.prrac.org. The author is grateful for the contributions of Hanna Chouest and Caaminee Pandit.
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