Ask Blew Kind when she knew the pandemic had hit her cafe, Franny Lou’s Porch in East Kensington, and she doesn’t hesitate: the second week of March, when sales went from more than $500 a week to just $88.
The Philadelphia Inquirer
A Philadelphia teacher worries about her students as they face extraordinary challenges during COVID-19.
A month into the pandemic that has transformed American life, Callahan, the 130-year-old church’s first female pastor, is navigating how the crisis is transforming the worship experience for her membership.
Mercury use in gold mining is widespread in the Philippines and Indonesia, where child labor is common and small-scale miners operate freely.
Compressor mining requires divers—often children—to dig down as far as 60 feet and spend hours underwater breathing only through a tube.
On the rocky ground outside the Kollo gold mining village near the border between Burkina Faso and Ghana, about 100 people are working, 30 of them children.