Making an Impact: Advancing Racial Equity in Schools
The Organizing Apprenticeship Project and others discuss their successful campaign, using Race Forward's framework and resources, to get the Minneapolis-area school system to integrate Racial Equity Impact Assessments into their policy process.
5 Things That Make Summer Awesome According to Kid President
Summertime is awesome, but unfortunately not for everyone. During the school year, 21 million school children receive free or reduced-price lunch -- but during summer, 90% of those 21 million kids have limited or no access to meals they receive when school is in session.
"Soar" explores the evolving bond between two sisters: both are phenomenal dancers, and one is a quadruple amputee from a childhood illness. Their art helps them define themselves, together and separately, and helps us redefine our idea of what is possible.
As a young actress, living legend Cicely Tyson was asked to meet a reporter at a prominent hotel for an interview. When she came in, the woman at the check booth told her she had to "go around the back."
Founder Steve Harvey, with his wife Marjorie, on the red carpet at the 12 annual Neighborhood Awards in Atlanta on Aug. 9. This is the first time the awards were in Atlanta. The event originated in Los Angeles in 2001 under the name "Hoodie Awards" and spent seven years in Las Vegas.
Training Young Men to Change Their Lives by Saving Others
In Oakland, California, a program called EMS Corps trains young men to become certified emergency medical technicians. Students with disadvantaged backgrounds get an intensive five-month course, as well as a powerful, new outlook on what they can do in life and for their neighborhoods.
Healthcare professionals working to fight the Ebola epidemic are the most influential people of 2014, according to Time magazine. This outbreak of Ebola, a deadly disease with no known cure, has killed more than 7,000 people since it began earlier this year, hitting Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea the hardest.
The Harlem Globetrotters have a talent for putting smiles on people's faces and they found a way to do that with a Bronx family this holiday season. 1010 WINS' John Montone is on the move with the players as they spread a little holiday cheer.