economic opportunity

  • August 6, 2015  

    In Philadelphia, a fourth-generation supermarket owner has gone where others have feared to tread: food deserts, low-income neighborhoods that have no direct access to a real grocery store. The small chain has given these communities a place to get nutritious food, health services and maybe most important, hundreds of new jobs. Economics correspondent Paul Solman reports. Continue reading

  • February 27, 2014  

    Leaders from different sectors of American life convened at the White House to help launch an initiative called “My Brother’s Keeper,” meant to address challenges facing young men and boys of color. Gwen Ifill discusses the effort with Gail Christopher of the W.K. Kellogg Foundation and Eddie Glaude of Princeton University. Continue reading