What’s your identity project? The thing that puts a skip in your step when you wake up every day? Maybe it’s the instrument you play, or the poetry you’ve written. For a lot of kids living in Baltimore’s most impoverished neighborhoods, their identity project can be their ticket out of economic hardship. A Hopkins researcher spent 10 years studying kids in Baltimore’s public housing. Why are some kids able to break the cycle of poverty? Stefanie DeLuca on Coming of Age in the Other America.
Then, National Book Award winner James McBride on Kill 'em and Leave: Searching for James Brown and the American Soul.
And, Smart Nutrition: Our Nutrition Diva, Monica Reinagle, has some tips about long term weight loss.