Social Justice http://wunc.org en Congolese Artists Find An Independent Platform For Their Voices http://wunc.org/post/congolese-artists-find-independent-platform-their-voices <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p><font style="font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;"><span style="font-family: Georgia, 'Times New Roman', Times, serif; font-size: 14px; line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="font-size: 11pt;">When we see</span></font><font style="font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;"><span style="font-size: 11pt;"><b>&nbsp;</b></span></font><font style="font-family: Tahoma; font-size: 13px; line-height: normal;"><span style="font-size: 11pt;">The Democratic Republic of Congo on the nightly news, we see scenes of bloody conflict . Rarely do we hear from the people of Congo themselves. The Congolese arts organization Yole!Africa has a new project, Art On The Frontline, to promote the work of Congolese filmmakers and musicians.&nbsp;</span></font></p><p> Fri, 28 Feb 2014 17:01:56 +0000 Nicole Campbell & Frank Stasio 31323 at http://wunc.org Congolese Artists Find An Independent Platform For Their Voices Exploring Gaps In America's Food System From The Farm To The Table http://wunc.org/post/exploring-gaps-americas-food-system-farm-table-0 <p></p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">Starvation is often considered a problem distant from the American experience.</p><p style="margin-bottom: 15px; padding: 0px; border: 0px; font-size: 15px; vertical-align: baseline; color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Georgia, Times, serif; line-height: 22px;">But for many United States citizens, hunger is a way of life. And many of them live right here in North Carolina.</p><p> Thu, 26 Dec 2013 18:00:00 +0000 Nicole Campbell & Frank Stasio 27689 at http://wunc.org Exploring Gaps In America's Food System From The Farm To The Table Exploring Gaps In America's Food System From The Farm To The Table http://wunc.org/post/exploring-gaps-americas-food-system-farm-table <p></p><p></p><p></p><p></p><p>Starvation is often considered a problem distant from the American experience. But for many United States citizens, hunger is a way of life. And many of them live right here in North Carolinians.</p><p>According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, about 636,000 households in the state have been labeled “food insecure” within the past year. This means that over 17 percent of our families lack consistent access to nutritious food. Families hit hardest by food insecurity are Black, Latino and homes led by single mothers. Wed, 27 Feb 2013 16:17:55 +0000 Nicole Campbell & Frank Stasio 11080 at http://wunc.org Exploring Gaps In America's Food System From The Farm To The Table Musician Recognizes Disconnect Between Rich And Poor http://wunc.org/post/musician-recognizes-disconnect-between-rich-and-poor <p></p><p><a href="http://www.jonshain.com/">Jon Shain</a> grew up in a run-down mill town outside of Boston, but got a sense for the finer things in life at Duke University. He also became aware that the well off don’t always recognize the plight of the poor. Fri, 08 Feb 2013 16:02:22 +0000 Alex Granados, Christina Blyde & Frank Stasio 9915 at http://wunc.org Musician Recognizes Disconnect Between Rich And Poor