In Chicago, low-income kids don’t usually have the opportunity to travel outside of their own neighborhoods. My Block, My Hood, My City is changing that.
Along the Kenya-Somalia border, people have been displaced for decades. A new book profiles nine Somali refugees to explain the political forces that keep them — and hundreds of thousands more — from getting out.
Thanks to Polaroid and a basement arts center, the kids of Newtowne Court in Cambridge, Mass., have been building a photographic monument to their neighborhood since the 1960s.
As cities search for solutions to homelessness, Portland’s Dignity Village offers 60 men and women community and safety.
At Tulane University's Goldring Center for Culinary Medicine, students are learning to pair nutrition with allopathic care — and other schools are catching on.
Programs across the country are trying to make it easier for new farmers to get started and put down roots. Here's why: There's only one farmer under 35 for every six over 65. By 2030, one-quarter of America's current farmers will retire.
A Seattle music writer, quoted in Macklemore’s controversial new song, appreciates how it speaks to young white people — but wishes it had gone further.
In 2015, New York City began turning schools in poor neighborhoods into community schools — combining rigorous instruction and extracurricular enrichment with a broad social support system.
Like many African Americans, LaKisha David wanted to trace the roots of her family, who for years were documented only as property. Here’s how she did it.
From Gaza’s colorful neighborhood to its underground theater, resistance is an art.