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What is the Meaning Behind These Categories?

These categories are intended to orient you to the substance of the article and to communicate our framework for understanding the endowments that constitute civic life. This “human ecology” model is at the core of the Thriving Cities Project, a research initiative of the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture.

The Prosperous

The best African American figure skater in history is now bankrupt and living in a trailer

The troubling decline of a woman “once so confident in her abilities that she simultaneously studied at Stanford University and trained for the Olympics.”

By Terrence McCoy | Vol. 38

The Prosperous

How one of the nation’s most promising basketball players became homeless

The story of former basketball star Schuye LaRue’s story highlights the trials of living with undertreated mental illness.

By Terrence McCoy | Vol. 38

The Prosperous

The homeless man who went to Harvard Law with John Roberts

The first of McCoy’s two pieces on D.C. native and Harvard Law graduate Alfred Postell, who is currently homeless and battling mental illness.

By Terrence McCoy | Vol. 38

The Prosperous

Why the homeless man who graduated from Harvard is still on the streets

McCoy’s second feature on Postell highlights the challenges social workers and medical professionals face in treating mental illness.

By Terrence McCoy | Vol. 38

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The Prosperous

On Downward Mobility

A summary of this week’s articles, which focus on the problem of downward social mobility in American life.

By Philip Lorish | Vol. 38

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