Stories by Habiba Alcindor

Habiba Alcindor is the communications coordinator for The Nation. She is an aspiring screenwriter who lives in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, and is currently writing a soap opera. subscribe to Habiba Alcindor's feed

Posted on: Sep 4, 2011, Source: AlterNet

Tavis Smiley and Cornel West launched their "Poverty Tour" in early August. Was it a much-needed reminder of the pervasiveness of poverty in America or just grandstanding?

Posted on: Apr 18, 2010, Source: AlterNet

The program 'You The Man' targets those most likely to get behind the wheel and drive drunk: young men between the ages of 21 and 39.

Posted on: Jan 29, 2010, Source: AlterNet

Dollar stores may be places to nab a bargain but for many they are the only place to buy food -- the rock-bottom of the food chain, the last stop before the food pantry.

Posted on: Dec 30, 2009, Source: The Nation

In Mileston, Miss., the struggle against poor nutrition and poverty is being fought in the black community's own backyard.