There have been several creative ideas for how to solve America’s food desert problem, from packing food shops into shipping containers, to opening health-conscious corner stores, to accepting the benefits of Wal-Mart. After seeing most grocery chains refuse to set up shop in low-income New Orleans neighborhoods, actor Wendell Pierce came up with a brilliantly simple solution—starting his own grocery chain.
If the slate of upcoming movies and TV shows is any indication, the education drama may be the new cop drama. Several new films and series about teachers and schools are set to be unleashed on the masses. Unfortunately, the entertainment industry isn't exactly known for its accurate portrayals of American schools.