Just outside Atlanta, a group of women are making history in Georgia’s court system. The city of South Fulton is home to the United States’ only court run entirely by African-American women. Chief Judge Tiffany Carter Sellers and her colleagues are intent on changing people’s perceptions of …

      When it comes to Japanese craftsmanship, knives often get all the glory. But in the city of Sakai, where traditional metalwork goes back centuries, there is one man who has built his legacy on something a little different. Master blacksmith Yasuhiro Hirakawa is the only traditional scissor m…

        Monthly rental prices for each metropolitan area were sourced from Zillow. The prices shown are for 1-bedroom apartments in 2017. Using Zillow rent prices, an estimate for the hourly wage needed to afford a 1-bedroom rental was calculated. For this calculation, we assumed a 40-hour workweek and that individuals would spend no more than 30 percent of gross income on rent.

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