No Clear Solution Reached at Climate Summit

By ELAINE MATTHEWS and AMANDA VENDER  What is the big deal? Images courtesy of uniteforclimate.org from Annie Leonard’s “The Story of Cap and Trade”. Watch the video! The United Nations Copenhagen (Denmark) Climate Conference was attended by officials from...

When School Food Fights Lead to Jail

By OCTAVIA DAVIS More police officers in schools means more kids now get expelled or arrested for behaviors that before would have meant a trip to the principal’s office. Photo: Flickr Graffiti Land In November, 25 Chicago middle school children were arrested for...

Who Am I?

1. 50 years ago, we were were four Black college students in North Carolina. 2. On February 1, 1960, we sat at a whites-only lunch counter at a Woolworth department store. The waitress refused to serve us. 3. We refused to leave. The next day 27 people sat at the...

Activists Push for Healthier School Lunches

By BILL MARSH Kids in Nashville, Georgia, settle down to eat their school lunches. PHOTO: Flickr, Old Shoe Woman Most school lunches are too high in fat and cholesterol, according to the Physician’s Committee on Responsible Medicine, but activists are working to get...

What's for Lunch?

In what country do you think each of these school lunches is found? Which lunch is from China? Germany? India? Korea? the United States? and Mexico? A. B. C. D. E. F. Scroll Down for Answers…. Answers: A. United States; B. Korea; C. China; D. Germany; E. India;...