Homelessness

A radiator explosion in a Bronx apartment building burned two little girls to death Wednesday. The little girls were living in a homeless shelter and were 1 and 2 years old.

Elexis Webster, a 17-year-old honor student from Oakland, has overcome insurmountable odds during her young life.

A group of 40 students from Chicago got the opportunity to attend a prom hosted by two local non-profit organizations.

Faced with D.C.'s sky-rocketing rent and surges in the price of living, Tyree's mother lost her job. The family was forced to make the difficult decision to move into the shelter, which houses around 243 people.

The office of U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of New York, Preet Bharara, has launched an investigation of health concerns among public housing units and homeless shelters across the city. Cases of elevated blood lead levels and false claims from housing and shelter officials will fall under the scrutiny of federal prosecutors, the New York Times reports.

The 58-year-old made his return to WVKO-AM (1580), the radio station where the Ohio native began his career in the 1980s before drug and addiction woes took over.

A Harlem resident committed a gentle act of kindness when she gave her shoes to a barefoot homeless woman on a crowded MTA train.

A police officer is being praised for his kind gesture towards a man who was kicked off a New Jersey bus for not wearing any shoes.

Two Boston men are facing assault charges for beating up a homeless man after citing Donald Trump's stance on immigration as inspiration.

The family of reggae legend Bob Marley will launch the first global cannabis brand that will sell marijuana products. The brand, which will be called Marley Natural,…

By theGrio From Bay Area: Lelia Boroughs, 84, wasn’t known to many. SEE ALSO: Bachmann Says She Was Perfect Candidate Obama’s Grandma Survives Crash At least not outside her apartment building in San Francisco’s lower Pacific Heights. Her neighbors knew her well as an eclectic, kind soul who would offer to pick up their groceries […]