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'Lucky' Gives a Rare Glimpse Into the Life of a Homeless Mom

‘Lucky’ Gives a Rare Glimpse Into the Life of a Homeless Mom

by Von Diaz on December 2 2013, 7:00AM

A new documentary by first-time filmmaker Laura Checkoway gives a gritty and provactive portrait of one woman’s survival story.

Topics: Arts & Culture, Gender & Sexuality

Web Series 'The Peculiar Kind' Tackles LGBT Homeless Youth

Web Series ‘The Peculiar Kind’ Tackles LGBT Homeless Youth

by Jamilah King on November 25 2013, 2:46PM

Current and formerly homeless LGBT folks and advocates talk about solutions and care.

Topics: /NOW

Homeless Youth in Focus

Homeless Youth in Focus

by Von Diaz on November 11 2013, 7:00AM

Newly released studies indicate the number of homeless youth nationwide is rising.

Topics: Gender & Sexuality, Schools & Youth

Shady Businessman Exploits Homeless to Wait in Line for iPhones

Shady Businessman Exploits Homeless to Wait in Line for iPhones

by Jamilah King on September 23 2013, 9:51AM

But the man refused to hold up his end of the bargain.

Topics: Media, /NOW

Boston Man Who Returned $42,000 is Generously Rewarded

Boston Man Who Returned $42,000 is Generously Rewarded

by Von Diaz on September 20 2013, 12:25PM

Glen James returned a backpack filled with money earlier this week, and has since received over $130,000 in donations (and counting)!

Topics: /NOW

Campaign Uses Homeless Katrina Survivor as Wi-Fi Hotspot at SXSW

Campaign Uses Homeless Katrina Survivor as Wi-Fi Hotspot at SXSW

by Jorge Rivas on March 12 2012, 3:30PM

Meet Clarence. He’s homeless and selling wi-fi outside of the bigguest internet innovation conference but doesn’t have access to the internet himself.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Report Finds Black Families Greatly Overrepresented Among U.S. Homeless

by Jorge Rivas on March 2 2012, 5:22PM

In 2010, one out of every 141 black family members stayed in a homeless shelter, a rate seven times higher than members of white families.

Topics: Economy, /NOW

Homelessness on the Rise for Female Veterans, African-Americans Hit Hardest

by Jorge Rivas on January 24 2012, 2:55PM

Last month the United States Government Accountability Office (GAO) released a report that found the number of women veterans that are homeless has grown substantially and the majority are black women.

Topics: Health, /NOW

Homeless Ohio Man with Golden Radio Voice Gets a Job and Housing

Homeless Ohio Man with Golden Radio Voice Gets a Job and Housing

by Jorge Rivas on January 5 2011, 2:50PM

Ted Williams, homeless Ohio man with the “golden radio voice,” hired by NBA Team.

Topics: Jobs Crisis, Video

Katrina Survivors in Alabama are STILL Waiting for Help

Katrina Survivors in Alabama are STILL Waiting for Help

by Julianne Hing on October 20 2010, 12:05PM

In one poor town, they’re scraping together volunteer labor and donated materials to get out of tent cities.

Topics: Economy

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