A homeless woman sleeps on a bench in front of the Canadian Embassy. (Shevry Lassiter/The Washington Informer)

EDITORIAL: Celebrating Financial Boom is False Without Homeless Included

The bone-chilling winter blast that has recently overtaken most of the U.S., even extending to the normally warm Sunshine State, reminds us of how lucky — no, how blessed — we are to have adequate food and shelter. But there are so many others, of all colors and ages, who have nowhere to go, no roof over their heads, no warm meal on the stove — nothing but fear, anxiety and hopelessness. [read more…]