During the season of abundance, one writer reflects on the days when bargain-hunting was a necessity for survival—and finds solace in the simplicity.
Today is the 29th anniversary of the Americans With Disabilities Act, and yet so many people with disabilities live in poverty. Do the Democratic presidential candidates have a plan for that?
Pharmaceutical companies have been hiking drug prices for decades, leaving many forced to decide between basic needs like housing and food, and the medication that keeps them alive.
With close to 100 million Americans living at or near the poverty level, most of them women, are any of the Democratic candidates addressing the crisis?
While Trump weekends at Mar-a-Lago, his administration wants to cut school meals, which for many kids—like the author, when she was growing up—is their primary source of sustenance.
When white parents take their kids out of failing schools, they’re deemed responsible. When Black parents, like Kiarre Harris, do it, they’re called criminals and suffer brutal consequences.
If you don't think you can fall into poverty, think again. And Trump, together with a GOP-led House and Senate, are going to make it so much worse.
Debra Harrell, Frankea Dabbs, Shanesha Taylor—all dehumanized and criminalized for taking care of their children the best they can.