Arianna Alexander, from Chicago's Hyde Park neighborhood is a gifted student with a 5.1 grade point average on a 4.0 scale. She has been bombarded with acceptance letters from 26 universities and offered a staggering $3 million in scholarships.
Homeless Man Joins a Musician, Carlos Whittaker, for a Moving Performance As Carlos Whittaker was filming God of Second Chances in Atlanta, a homeless man named Danny randomly walked up and knelt down. After that, they put on a performance together that will move you so much. God has His soldiers everywhere.
Chanel Turner played at Bowie State on a basketball scholarship. She now works at the Pentagon as a web developer. But in 2009 she decided to take a big risk that started with a simple thought. Turner wanted a new kind of vodka.
This unfiltered emotional display only makes the most likable man in pop music more likable*. After watching a montage of fan-made videos to his No. 1 hit "Happy" during his interview on Oprah Prime, Pharrell wept.
New Orleans is famous as a cradle of American music and creative cooking. But it's also a rich source of inspiration for visual arts. Brandon Scott has the remarkable story of one of the Big Easy's brightest and youngest new talents.
Based largely on a rap he wrote, and accounts of two witnesses given years after the shooting, rapper Antwain Steward was arrested and charged with double murder. Critics contend rap is a musical art form that should not be taken as evidence of criminal behavior.
#IfTheyGunnedMeDown Creator on Representation of Michael Brown
Many tweets have been organized around hashtags like #IfTheyGunnedMeDown, in which African-Americans post two pictures of themselves - one they feel plays into stereotypes and one that doesn't - and ask which the media would use. Jim Axelrod spoke with CJ Lawrence, a lawyer from Jackson, Miss., and creator of the hashtag.
How Engaging Diversity Made Xerox a Company to Copy
Xerox, a $22 billion company, is the first Fortune-500 corporation to have a female CEO. Its commitment to a diverse workforce began in the 1960s, when the founder pledged job opportunities for the African-American community. Economics correspondent Paul Solman explores how the effort to include and amplify multiple points of view has helped it survive and adapt to an ever-morphing market.
Rev. Dr. Rodney Sadler, Jr. Examines Sexuality in the Bible
Rev. Dr. Rodney Sadler, Jr., a straight-identified Associate Professor of Bible at Union Presbyterian Seminary in Charlotte, North Carolina, encourages us to re-examine what the Bible has to say about human sexuality. The Many Voices Video Campaign Illuminates the powerful presence of Black Gay and Transgender Christians within The Church.
Imani's Comforting Chicken Pot Pie - Flex and Shanice
Imani is growing up fast, in fact, she's already showing off her advanced cooking skills in the kitchen! Check it out as she demonstrates how to make a delicious chicken pot pie that everyone will enjoy, and find the recipe below.