As inflation soars, Black Americans bear the brunt of rising grocery, gas and housing prices

By Nicquel Terry Ellis | CNN

Krista Johnson gets anxious when she thinks about the rising cost of gas, food and housing as she prepares to give birth to her daughter, who is due in August.

Johnson said she’s been trying to save money by cooking more at home and packing her husband’s lunches instead of eating out at restaurants. The metro Atlanta couple postponed buying a house after watching home prices soar in the last year. Johnson, an elementary school teacher, is also concerned about being able to afford child care which is getting more expensive nationwide.

“I’m just worried about quality of life,” said Johnson, 33. “You already

→ Continue reading at Silicon Valley

More from author

Related posts

Advertisment

Latest posts

Rape reported on Stanford campus

PALO ALTO — Stanford University public safety officials are asking for the community’s help after a rape was reported on campus. A victim reported...

Letters: Climate legislation | Makes no sense | Punishing women | Right to choose | Expensive drugs | Biden’s victories

Submit your letter to the editor via this form. Read more Letters to the Editor. House must passclimate legislation Friends and family back in...

Why the Automotive Industry Needs a More Unique Approach to Marketing

Opinions expressed by Entrepreneur contributors are their own. With car sales swinging back up after a pandemic-induced dip, the automotive industry needs...