Poverty

State of Emergency Governor Hogan to Deploy National Guard to Restore Order in Baltimore, City Wide Curfew Implemented

State of Emergency Governor Hogan to Deploy National Guard to Restore Order in Baltimore, City Wide Curfew Implemented

Baltimore MD 4/27/15: Shortly after the conclusion of Freddie Gray’s funeral, against the wishes for Freddie’s family, demonstrators began to gather and to take to the streets. But today there would be no peaceful protests seeking answers. Violence erupted outside of Mondawmin Mall led by local high school students. Rioters clashed with some 200 police […]

To Fight Malnutrition, These African Nuns Grow Protein-Rich Spirulina Behind Their Health Clinic

To Fight Malnutrition, These African Nuns Grow Protein-Rich Spirulina Behind Their Health Clinic

In the war-torn city of Bangui, Central African Republic, a mission of Catholic nuns are fighting malnutrition in one of the most innovative ways possible: by growing a bounty of vitamin and protein-rich spirulina in the backyard behind their health center. Nuns at the St. Joseph Health Center have seen some of the worst side […]