America's dirty secret: the majority Black town backed up with raw sewage
In the shadow of New York City, one of the world’s richest cities, the people of Mount Vernon, New York face an unpleasant problem inside their homes: sewage. Subscribe to The Guardian on YouTube ► http://bit.ly/subscribegdn The city’s under-resourced sanitation crew struggles to keep up with complications stemming from its crumbling, 100-year old sewer system — a system strained even further by the extreme rain brought on by climate change. Meanwhile, residents must shoulder the financial, emotional and health burdens when sewage backs up into their basements and homes The Guardian publishes independent journalism, made possible by supporters. Contribute to The Guardian today ► https://bit.ly/3biVfwh Website ► https://www.theguardian.com Facebook ► https://www.facebook.com/theguardian Twitter ► https://twitter.com/guardian Instagram ► https://www.instagram.com/guardian #MountVernon #RawSewage #Sewage #USA #NewYork
The Best Home-Cooked Meals From Grandmas
At Great Big Story, we've eaten a lot of weird, wild (wonderful) foods. But nothing beats the taste of home. We traveled to five countries around the world and asked grandmas and their grandkids to cook their favorite dish together. On the menu: onishime and stewed beef and lotus root in Japan; cepelinai in Lithuania; codfish with cornbread in Portugal; apple crisp in the United States; and spaghetti with red sauce in Peru. SUBSCRIBE: https://goo.gl/vR6Acb #grandma #HomeCooking #recipe This story is a part of our Flavors series, where we do so much more than play with our food. Come with us as we dive into deliciously different and tastefully off-beat stories in the culinary world. Got a story idea for us? Shoot us an email at hey [at] GreatBigStory [dot] com Follow us behind the scenes on Instagram: http://goo.gl/2KABeX Make our acquaintance on Facebook: http://goo.gl/Vn0XIZ Give us a shout on Twitter: http://goo.gl/sY1GLY Come hang with us on Vimeo: http://goo.gl/T0OzjV Visit our world directly: http://www.greatbigstory.com
Minnesota Star Tribune: A matter of dignity
Minnesota Star Tribune released a five part series known as "A Matter of Dignity," in which they told the stories of individuals with disabilities in their state who were neglected and segregated in inhumane settings. The Google News Initiative believes in the power of journalism reported and told locally. Inspired by the work of organizations like the Minnesota Star Tribune, the GNI is making local journalism one of its top priorities and areas of investment.