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At American Inequality, we are focused on using data visualizations and mapping to highlight America’s regional divides. Every article will dive into an inequality topic that gets less coverage than it should (inequality in life expectancy, food deserts, single-parent homes, and more). We look at the pockets of the US that are suffering the most under the weight of these challenges. We also interweave stories into every article, because data is nothing without the people behind it.

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