Ruthann Yellow Earring lives in one of the poorest neighborhoods in Eagle Butte. Kids call it “The  Dark side” due to lack of street lights , fights, drunks loitering in the streets and domestic abuse.

 

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“In recent decades, the responsiveness of policy makers to the preferences of the affluent has steadily grown, but responsiveness to less-well-off Americans has not.”

- Affluence & Influence: Economic Inequality and Political Power in America, by Martin Gilens

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