Poverty's New Face: Women

Mar 20, 2012

Wed. 3/21 11a: It's been said poverty in America officially has a new face: women. The numbers say more than half of the 46.2 million Americans living in poverty are women.

 Three days ago, the "Tavis Smiley Show" put an all-woman panel together to outline the root causes of poverty among women and children with the goal of developing real solutions.

When it comes to poverty and Native women what is the reality? Who's listening to their issues and who's there to create change?

Guests include Cecelia Firethunder of the Lakota Nation.