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This photo series is challenging the stereotypes of people with Down syndrome

Tara Hart wishes more people understood that her 5-year-old daughter, Noelle, is just like every other child — and more...

Teacher carries 10-year-old girl with Spina bifida so she wouldn’t miss out on a class field trip

Photo credit: Shelly KingPreviously reported by LOUISVILLE, K.Y. (FOX 35 ORLANDO)A girl with spina bifida was able to go on a field trip with...

African Americans encouraged to register to be stem cell donors

A woman signs up to be a stem cell donor (WZTV)<p>{/p}NASHVILLE, Tenn. -- A booth at this year's African Street Festival is bringing to...

Why People of Color Need Spaces Without White People

I’m breathing deeply as I write this. What I’m writing about is charged. I feel this energy in my body....

Black Women Aren’t Allowed To Be Introverted

“I don’t think Sequoia likes me,” is something I’ve heard secondhand my entire life, and most times it isn’t true. While the statement IS...

Racism has devastating effects on children’s health, pediatricians warn

The nation’s largest group of pediatricians warned this week that racism can have devastating long-term effects on children’s health.A...

Taraji P. Henson on Fighting the Stigma of Mental Health Issues: ‘It’s Okay Not to Be Okay’

Photo credit ALEX WONG/GETTY IMAGESTaraji P. Henson, who started the Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation last year to eradicate the stigma around mental health care in the...

Dr. Ashley Roxanne Peterson Is The Youngest Black Osteopathic Doctor Ever

Dr. Ashley Peterson is well aware the sacrifices it takes in order to reach your goals. After all, the is the youngest Black Osteopathic...

What Self Care Means to a First Generation American

In Nigeria, it seemed frivolous to focus on mental well-being, but now I know taking care of myself is part of being like strong,...

This Awesome Water Park Was Designed For Kids With Disabilities

A new water park in San Antonio is making sure kids with disabilities don’t miss out on the splashing fun this...

Black Entrepreneur Goes Viral For Creating A Hair School For White Adoptive Parents Of Black Children

A Black woman created a hair school for white parents of Black children.Tamekia Swint started Styles 4 Kidz after she noticed...

Just A Bunch Of Awesome Parents Supporting Their Kids During Pride

People in the LGBTQ community don’t always have the support of their families. But there are many parents who embrace their...
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