Rising out of Poverty Is More Than Just 'Getting a Job'

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 Dr. C. Nicole Mason speaks on the Black Woman's Vote panel the 2016 ESSENCE Festival  on July 1, 2016.

C. Nicole Mason, executive director of the Center for Research and Policy in the Public Interest at the New York Women's Foundation and the author of Born Bright: A Young Girl's Journey from Nothing to Something in America  (St. Martin's Press, 2016), shares her own story about overcoming socioeconomic roadblocks that so many can't.