Mo'ne Davis became the most talked about pitcher this summer when she threw two shutouts in August, including one in the Little League World Series. When she pitched the historic shutout at the LLWS, she did more than just play a boys game. She dominated it, showing the nation that a girl can throw heat, too.
Ok ask your mom or dad or your big sister to put on some music. Then start feeling the groove. Now, take a step and do a little wiggle. Throw your hands in the air and wave them back and forth. There you go, you're dancing! What is dance? Is it the twist? Is it the macarena? Is it expressing yourself through movement and music? Listen to what these kiddos have to say about it.
The Civil Rights Icon Killed on Dr. Maya Angelou's Birthday
Iconic masters share their stories from the history of the American civil rights movement. Dr. Maya Angelou, Cicely Tyson, Sidney Poitier, Lionel Richie, Diahann Carroll and Berry Gordy Jr. offer insights. Plus, hear more from Condoleezza Rice, Morgan Freeman, Lenny Kravitz, Vanessa Williams and Jay-Z.
Gospel Guru Israel Houghton Felt His Calling at 5 Years Old
HLN wrote: He's a Grammy-winning gospel singer, with thousands of fans all across the world. He's also the worship leader at Joel Osteen's famous Lakewood Church.Recently, Israel Houghton was honored at the BMI Trailblazers of Gospel Music Awards, in Atlanta. Listen to what he believes brings his fans from Singapore, Atlanta, Seoul, and Tokyo to gospel music.
Playwright Tarell Alvin McCraney Discusses 'Head of Passes'
MacArthur “Genius” Award-winning Tarell Alvin McCraney pens a poignant and poetic new play about the journey of family and faith, trial and tribulation. In a dilapidated house near the ever-shifting mouth of the Mississippi, Shelah’s family gathers on a stormy night for her birthday—bringing ghosts and secrets of the past with them. As her roof buckles under the weight of the rain, Shelah’s convictions begin to wash away, leaving her to excavate the truths buried below.
With the help of her mom, a little girl creates a comic book to empower other little girls. Moxie Girl, just as the name implies, stars a seven year old superhero filled with determination.In Moxie Girl, what some may think is a flaw gets transformed into superpowers to save a community.
Wednesdays are karaoke night at a church on LA's Skid Row. A motley crowd of homeless, mentally ill and drug-addicted people come to the Central City Community Church of the Nazarene to find joy and compassion through tunes. Some even find God.