Dorothy Gaters is a demanding leader on the basketball court, and a mother figure off. The girls' coach at Chicago's Marshall High is also the most successful high school basketball coach in Illinois history, and recently marked her 1,000th win.
After Michael Brown's death, an important infographic, "10 Rules Of Survival If Stopped By The Police" was developed by David Miller, founder of "The Dare To Be King Project." In partnership with CTS, WFYI, and Trinity UCC (on the south side of Chicago), SALT has taken Miller's rules and created a short film to bring this critical information to an even wider audience and help save even more lives.
Atlanta Middle School Inspires Passion for Learning
Math and history are just some of the subjects at the Ron Clark Academy. The Atlanta middle school teaches everything from eye contact to the value of friendly competition. It's a method that makes kids want to attend class. Mark Strassmann reports on how the founder maintains the fun under a cloud of 55 strict rules.
Queer Black Filmmakers Carving Out Space at Outfest
Outfest: Fusion is a film festival for LGBT people of color. We caught up with Katina Parker, the filmmaker behind the series Truth. Be. Told., which highlights queer black activists and leaders and screened at the festival.
Legendary blues singer BB King was briefly hospitalized last week and the 87-year-old “King of the Blues” may not be touring much anymore. But some of the musicians who have played with him and other blues legends have now released their own CD in an attempt to pass the torch to younger fans... and put their own talents out front as well.
10-Year-Old Entrepreneur Shares Sweet Success Story
Austinite Mikaila Ulmer, the 10-year-old queen bee of Bee Sweet Lemonade, has her handmade product on the shelves of retailers across several states, including Whole Foods. She appeared on 'Shark Tank' and cut a deal to expand her company.