Stories tagged: "poverty"

Democratic vice presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) addresses members of the media in North Carolina in October. Harris made the closing arguments for the Biden/Harris campaign in eastern NC Sunday, Nov. 1. (Photo by Brian Blanco/Getty Images)
Riding With Kamala Harris: Inside the Biden Campaign’s Closing Arguments in Eastern NC

Why eastern NC, the place where I'm from, plays host to Kamala Harris' final points on income inequality, healthcare, and racial injustice.

SNAP online grocery shopping (Yvonne Knight via AP)
NC Food Stamp Recipients Shut Out Of Grocery Delivery and Pickup During Pandemic

Last week the state of North Carolina, like most other states, increased its food-benefit dollar amounts, stretched recipients’ certification periods and waived work requirements for qualifying, all aimed at keeping beneficiaries from having to leave their homes.  “People need to be able to feed their families while also practicing good social distancing and following the...