Patron Yemery tells his story of how he escaped from the Congo with his family during a brutal war. This is part of a series about refugees.
Joao narrowly escaped being murdered by police in Angola. He has applied for refugee status I’m the US.
Hurricane Katrina left 65,000 residential buildings abandoned and thousands of people homeless. Ruined schools, hospitals and even the city hall annex were deserted and before long filled up with the homeless seeking shelter, creating a post-apocalyptic scenario. With a full time staff of two people, Unity Outreach, a non-profit charity in New Orleans, set out […]
“Someplace Like America” is a book written by Dale Maharidge with photos by Michael Williamson (both Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists) who for years traveled America, imbedding themselves with America’s homeless, researching the book. Along the way they bonded with many of those who have fallen through the cracks of the economic system, and here years later […]