Make-A-Wish foundation grants 5-year-old Miles wish to become Batman. Turning San Francisco into Gotham City, Miles shows the community just how strong of a fighter he is. After being diagnosed at 20 months-old with Leukemia, Miles has beat cancer and is now in remission.
Chirlane McCray Speaks at Black History Month Celebration
FLONYC attended Rep. Joe Crowley's Black History Month celebration and shared her story. "The year I was born, 1954, was the year of the Brown versus the Board of Education decision," said First Lady Chirlane McCray. "It was a brave landmark decision.
7'5" High School Basketball Player Becomes Online Star
A video of a giant Florida basketball player has more than 3.5 million online views -- and it was posted only three weeks ago. Vincente Arenas reports on the 18-year-old who may be the tallest high school athlete in the country.
Denzel Washington Ministers to Theatre Full of Up-And-Coming Artists
This was a special moment at the 2014 August Wilson Monologue Competition. The event was held at the August Wilson Theatre on Broadway in NYC. The room was full-- these high school finalists had just given their all on this Broadway stage.
Dr. Ola Orekunrin: One of the Youngest Doctors in the UK
Dr Ola Orekunrin is the Managing Director of Flying Doctors Nigeria Ltd, West Africa's first air ambulance service and a trainee helicopter pilot. She graduated from the University Of York, one of the youngest doctors in the UK. She has worked in the NHS for nearly 10 years and currently is an emergency doctor.
Comedian Chris Rock as featured in The Black List. As a new chapter begins in this country, The Black List offers a dynamic and never-before-heard perspective from achievers of color. This series of inspired-and inspiring-observations on African-American life in the 21st century forms a roll call of some of the most compelling politicians, writers, thinkers and performers ever to tackle their fields of endeavor.
Children's Hospital Patients, Staff Have 'Happy' Dance Party
We are celebrating Child Life Month. The Child Life Department at Joe DiMaggio Children's Hospital is staffed by certified and compassionate child life specialists whose goals are to promote optimum development, maintain normal living patterns and minimize psychological trauma for children during their stay at the hospital.