Resent data shows that although the national rate of homelessness has declined, in California the homeless rate increased by 6% and almost 1/3 of them have some type of mental illness.
Some African-American (and many ethic) women use dangerous products to make their skin look lighter due to the media and social issues within the African-American community. The Journal of Black Studies calls this “The Bleaching Syndrome.”
Glasses are functional and fashionable. Lately they’ve also been high-priced. But is that stopping consumers from buying “brand name” glasses?
Honorable Mention winner of the Mail-in Competition as announced at the 2009 Journalism Association of Community Colleges (JACC) Convention in Sacramento.