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St. Peter senior with Down syndrome hits pair of 3-pointers

Mason Doherty gives a high-five to a teammate while warming up before a game in St. Peter. Jackson Forderer As people filed into the...

San Francisco Elects 1st Asian American Sheriff in California History

San Francisco just elected a new sheriff — the first Asian American sheriff in California history. Paul Miyamoto, who is of Japanese ancestry, was sworn...

Children of color projected to be majority of U.S. youth this year

Demographers project that whites will become a minority in the U.S. in around 2045, dropping below 50% of the population. That’s a quarter-century from now...

Howard University #1 in Sending Black Applicants to U.S. Medical Schools

WASHINGTON, D. C. (August 8, 2018)  — Howard University is America’s No. 1 institution for producing Black applicants to U.S. medical schools, according...

Foster mom with 2 biological children adopts 6 boys

MILWAUKEE — A Milwaukee woman is hoping to inspire others to open their homes to kids in needs. Jessica Benzakein, a foster mom, has two biological...

Sheila E. donates her drum set to Fresno band that had gear stolen in Santa Ana

SANTA ANA, Calif. (KABC) -- Drummer Sheila E. came to the rescue of a Fresno band after someone stole all their equipment when...

A Champion Gymnast With Down Syndrome Becomes A Model And Breaks Stereotypes

Everybody is beautiful in their own way – that’s what we have always heard as a kid. But the ground reality is quite different....

Serena Williams Builds Schools in Uganda, Zimbabwe, Kenya & Jamaica

Remember when Serena Williams‘ cakes broke the internet and we were asking how many squats, per hour, do we need to do...

This Indigenous Woman Is Reminding Tourists to Pay Indigenous Artisans What They’re Worth

With everyone gearing up to travel for summer vacation, one Twitter user wants to give tourists an important reminder. Reyna Chabeli took to Twitter...

Serena Williams wins first title since having her daughter

Serena Williams has won her first title since becoming a mom. The 38-year-old, who gave birth to daughter Alexis Olympia on September 1, 2017,...

Friditas: Las muñecas artesanales que demuestran que sí hay cosas bonitas hechas en México

“Odiada” por muchos y admirada por otros más, no hay duda de que Frida Kahlo es una de las mujeres más importantes...

Touching Hair And Other Microaggressions White Adults Need To Stop Doing To Kids Of Color

For almost 11 years, I’ve been mothering children of color. Being in a multiracial family has been an eye-opening and interesting...
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Strong Black Lead: Classic Black Sitcoms, more come to Netflix

Over the weekend, Netflix kicked off its release of classic Black sitcoms, hailing mostly from the ‘90s and early ‘00s. “Moesha” came to the...

Madeline Swegle becomes the first Black female tactical air pilot

The history of naval aviation began over 100 years ago. And now, after a century of technological...

Colorism is a full-circle problem for “Indian Matchmaking”

“Indian Matchmaking” is one of Netflix’s latest dating-centered reality shows. However, with its ties to a historical, cultural tradition, the show is a bit...

Culturas Corner: Meet Gina Clayton-Tarvin

As part of our mission to uplift cultural diversity, we are kicking off Culturas Spotlight. The series highlights individuals who make their community a...

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