EmpowerWest. Short for “Empower West Louisville”. Shorter still for “Black and white churches joined together for the empowerment of racially-segregated Louisville’s predominantly-black West End.”
Income inequality (the gap between rich and poor) and wealth inequality (the widening gap between people who have and people who have darn near nothing) is bad enough no matter the color of your skin. It’s just worse if you’re black. Worse than Hispanic, worse than Asian, way worse than white. I’ll post some numbers on this blog sometime soon.
EmpowerWest in Louisville shines a light on how tough it is to try to make it in the West End. Only the grace of God keeps some people alive. From time to time, I’ll post here about the latest EmpowerWest activities.