On July 29th, at 6pm WalkRunFly Productions (Warren Adams & Brandon Victor Dixon) partnered with poet Daniel J. Watts, and over 100 Broadway stars, directors, producers, musicians, choreographers, designers and technicians in Times Square to send a message about violence and the killing of Eric Gardner.
Michael Scott, the First Sergeant of a National Guard boot camp for troubled teens, is in charge of the 28 sergeants who've made it their life's mission to turn at-risk students' lives around. Michelle Miller tells us more about the sergeants who try to motivate the cadets at the academy, and what motivates the sergeants.
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.
Story Behind the Picture: Officer in Viral Protest Photo Speaks
A touching photo of a white police officer embracing a crying black boy at a Portland, Oregon protest this week has gone viral. The photo has become a symbol of peace in light of the unrest in Ferguson, Missouri and around the country. Now, the officer is speaking out.
Legal Experts Explain Why The Ferguson Grand Jury Was Set Up For Failure
Two experienced attorneys explain what, in their view, are serious flaws with the grand jury process in the Darren Wilson case. The lawyers, St. Louis University law professor Susan McGraugh and Jerryl T. Christmas, a defense attorney and former prosecutor in St. Louis, are unsparing in their criticism of county prosecutor Bob McCulloch.
Navy Yard Shooter's Sister on Aaron Alexis' Mental Illness
Aaron Alexis shot and killed 12 people last year at the Washington Navy Yard. He was eventually shot dead by police, but FBI agents later found a note where Alexis claimed "ultra-low frequency" waves attacked him for months.
The Sanborn family had hoped they'd be able to bring home their 5-year-old adopted son from Liberia by now. But Ebola has forced them to wait. The boy is just one of thousands of orphans in West Africa who've been impacted by the deadly virus.
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Little League Star Mo'ne Davis is Releasing a Memoir
After becoming a child star, landing on the cover of Sports Illustrated, inspiring girls across the country, throwing a killer first pitch before a World Series game and starring in a primetime ad on national TV, what's left for a teen to do?
For Mo'ne Davis, the girl who catapulted from anonymity to take the world by storm as a 13-year-old Little League star this summer, the answer is simple: Pen a memoir.