One of this year's recipients of the MacArthur Foundation's "genius grants" is Jose Quinonez, recognized for his work connecting low-income immigrants to mainstream financial services. His nonprofit tracks informal loans and builds credit history.
Balbir Singh Sodhi was killed at his Phoenix gas station four days after 9/11. He was a Sikh American but his killer thought he was a Muslim. Fifteen years later, his brother keeps on telling his story.