By Lorraine Berry 10 min read
A refutation of J. D. Vance's portrayal of the working class in his book, Hillbilly Elegy, using Steven Stoll's Ramp Hollow.
By Lorraine Berry 5 min read
We're taking a moment to appreciate the selfless work of Gladys Kalibbala, a woman who is changing lives through her endless compassion and generosity.
By Lisa Rosman 7 min read
Most of Hollywood tends to drop the ball when it comes to issues of homelessness. These ten books help readers to properly empathize this important issue.
By Leila Janah 7 min read
This excerpt from Leila Janah's book, Give Work, discusses the problems with how we currently deal with the poverty crisis and how to fix it.
By Lisa Rosman 6 min read
With the 50th anniversary of the 1967 Detroit Riot upon us, here are seven essential books to help readers connect the turbulent past with our present.
By Signature Views 4 min read
Matthew Desmond, author of Evicted, looks at housing statistics and evictions in America, and the demographics that are disproportionately impacted.