The reaction from 13-year-old Derrick Jenkins when he sees his mom first the first time in eight months is simply priceless. Lt. Col. Cotina Jenkins-Sellers just finished her deployment in Kuwait, and snuck up behind her son as he was at the free thrown line.
On February 10, 2014 a group of students from the UCLA school of Law gathered together to raise awareness of the disturbing emotional toll placed upon students of color due to their alarmingly low representation within the student body.
Classical Musicians Create Harmony with Young, Talented Partners
A program called Harmony gives free instruments and training to kids who would otherwise be unable to afford either. The program has brought in professional musicians to mentor the kids, who practice vigorously every day.
U.S. Air Force Capt. Nicolas Aquino is a first-generation American that joined the United States Air Force as a way to give back to a country that opened its arms to his parents. He details his parents struggle and their journey to the United States, and explains what freedom and service mean to him.
The Amazing Jam Session Guys Show Up On Jimmy Kimmel With Trey Songz, Juicy J & Aloe Blacc
Jimmy Kimmel Live wrote: Three random guys had an impromptu jam session outside of a supermarket in Texas and the video of it went viral in just a few days. We brought them on to perform their song with help from Jimmy, Guillermo, Dicky, Cleto and the Cletones, a gospel choir, and surprise guests Trey Songz, Juicy J and Aloe Blacc.
What happens when everything you thought was real changes over lunch? This week we talk to Marqus Cole, and hear his story about how our identity is very often deeply connected with our relationship with our dad. Filmmaker Corbyn Tyson explores what it means to be a good dad.
Magee Carey D. Andrew-Jaja, MD, FACOG of Magee has delivered thousands and thousands of babies, but he welcomes each of them into the world, with a beautiful song! From "Happy Birthday," to "It's a Wonderful World," he inherited the tradition from his mentor and he has even delivered a father and son.
Homeless Man Serenades Women With John Legend's 'All Of Me'
Byon Artrell McCullough, 28, of Florence, South Carolina became homeless after serving time in prison. With no job and no family, he decided to support himself by sharing his beautiful voice with strangers.
This video is an ASL interpretation of Pharrell Williams's "Happy." An expression of music in ASL composed by Rosa Lee Timm and Azora Telford. The video was produced by a team of Deaf campers & staff from Deaf Film Camp 2014 at Camp Mark Seven. This video is displayed for entertainment and educational purposes only.
New York Times Writer Explores Masculinity in Memoir
In his biweekly column, New York Times writer Charles M. Blow seeks clarity out of complicated news events. The same search for transparency is seen in his new memoir, "Fire Shut Up in My Bones," which chronicles a childhood punctuated by sexual abuse and lifetime spent navigating masculinity and sexuality.
One of Pinterest's Top Employees on Being Black in Silicon Valley
As a young African-American man, Justin Edmund, 24, feels isolated, one of the few people who looks like him in the company where he works and in the Mission District neighborhood of San Francisco where he lives.