White South African Family Moves to Slums to Experience Poverty, Sparks Controversy
by Britni Danielle — 10 months ago
It seems like everyone and their mama wants to walk a mile in poor people’s shoes. From Panera Bread CEO Ron Shaich’s commitment to live on $4.50 a day to highlight food insecurity, to Cory Booker’s Food Stamp challenge, many are using their notoriety to draw attention to larger issues. But what about those who are just curious to see what poverty feels like?
Yes, I Have A Black Name..Sort of..But So What?
by Yesha Callahan — 10 months ago
For the record, my name is pronounced I-esha. The "Y" as an "I". But if you'd like to get specifics about my name, it has several different origins and meanings. In Hindu culture, my name means "fame", but if you take a look at in Hebrew, יש"ע, it means "salvation" and is also an acronym for Judea.
10-year-old Michigan girl makes name for herself as Detroit’s youngest entrepreneur
by The Grio — 10 months ago
Visit NBCNews.com for breaking news, world news, and news about the economy Detroit - Local 4 reports regularly on new businesses opening up in Detroit, and when young entrepreneurs bring their talents to try to help revitalize and re-build our city. But, we’ve rarely reported on...