It wasn't turbulence on board the plane, but rather in a woman's belly that caused a flight diversion. Shaniqua Cherry was headed from Minnesota to Atlanta when her baby girl decided she wanted to make an appearance.
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.