High Hopes in Alabama
Gregory Calhoun has similarly high hopes for a new store he plans to build in the tornado-ravaged Pratt City in Birmingham, Ala. The city is 80% African American and has many elderly residents. The nearest supermarket is about 15 minutes away. Along with fresh meats and produce, the store will stock organic foods, and provide health care services like blood pressure screenings. (Calhoun, pictured with his wife, meets First Lady Michelle Obama as part of his efforts to build stores in ...
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