Income inequality has been increasing in America since before 1967. Income inequality spiked in the early 1990s and continues to increase.
Data Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, Income Gini Ratio for Households by Race of Householder, All Races [GINIALLRH], retrieved from FRED, Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis; https://fred.stlouisfed.org/series/GINIALLRH, March 15, 2017.
This map shows by census tract the percentage of K-12 students who are living in poverty.
POVERTY STATUS IN THE PAST 12 MONTHS BY SCHOOL ENROLLMENT BY LEVEL OF SCHOOL FOR THE POPULATION 3 YEARS AND OVER
Universe: Population 3 years and over for whom poverty status is determined more information
2011-2015 American Community Survey 5-Year Estimates
"The Valley of Poverty,” illustrated with some of the most powerful and intimate photographs of Dominis’ career, served (and still serves today) as an indictment of a wealthy nation’s indifference, and a plea — if not a demand — that the rest of the country not turn its back on the suffering of so many of its citizens."
Interactive Google Map based on the Rochester Neighborhood Data Map. http://www.cityofrochester.gov/neighborhooddatamap/