Let's make it multiple choice, and I'll give you a hint -- this number is comprised of the population of 753 qualifying counties.
A. 1 million
B. 5 million
C. 10 million
D. 17 million
I'll say that again -- the population of the more rural South is equal to the population of the ENTIRE Bay Area.
If you live in Orangeburg, SC; or Vicksburg, MS; or Dyersburg, TN, how are you going to get a leg up? In all honesty, odds are you aren't.
While the world marvels at the wonders of New Orleans, Nashville, Atlanta, and others, another generation is slowly being entrapped a half hour's drive away.