WATCH: Natural hair in New Orleans: What’s next?
By Elizabeth Vanderau and Winnie Hsu Medill Reports It is difficult to find an affordable natural hair stylist in New Orleans. While nearly 60% of New Orleanians are Black, very few salons in the city exclusively cater to women with natural hair. Those that do are often unaffordable or do not offer a full menu […]
WATCH: Amid inflation, COVID-19 pandemic and cold weather, food pantries tackle soaring prices, food insecurity in Chicago
By Winnie Hsu Medill Reports With the tension between Ukraine and Russia rising, inflation continues to impact food prices. It is making food insecurity even worse, adding pressure on top of the cold winter and COVID-19. Northwestern Settlement is one of the food pantries in Chicago that provides free food to residents in need. With […]
WATCH: Meet ‘Korean Vegan’ Joanne Lee Molinaro, a NYT best-selling author who left her lawyer job to dedicate herself to being a social media influencer
By Winnie Hsu Medill Reports Joanne Lee Molinaro, aka the Korean Vegan, is now a New York Times best-selling author. Molinaro explored her career change from a law firm partner in Chicago to a social media influencer with 3 million followers on TikTok. Molinaro’s TikTok videos are one of a kind. She talks about her […]