By Timothy Paul Jones
The inner city is defined by poverty—literally. The inner city has been defined as a region in a metropolitan area in which 20 percent or more of households live in poverty and where the median household income is 50 percent or less than that of the region as a whole. But how did the inner city become the inner city? In this episode, we’ll discuss this issue with Dr. Kevin Jones, chair of the school of education at Kentucky State University. If you want to understand the inner city, you don’t want to miss this episode.