Black and Homeless in California

More than half of America’s homeless populations are Blacks, despite making up only 13% of the general population. We may have left slavery behind, but segregation practices and near-slavery policies continue to deny African American communities the rights to good...

Disappearing Middle Class in California

I remember the story of a family of five living in a beauty salon without running water because they had an income and an existing lease. According to the poverty and housing assistance criteria (as set by the federal government), the family was not ‘homeless...