Beauty In the Bad: the Hard Knock Life Of a Child Raised In the City
A beautifully told tale of the hard life one teen faced in Newark after the death of her beloved grandfather—and the hopelessness she feels for the city in which she was raised.
With Food Stamp Cuts Looming, Remembering The Government Cheese
As families prepare for cutbacks to the federal food stamp program, remember that people are hurting, and just as easily as we make it, it could be taken away—leaving us to hurt too.
Gratitude: What I Learned About Motherhood and Life While On Public Assistance
Before I became a single mom, I cut up all my credit cards except one. Thanks to God and the Queen (whose face is printed...