Archive | April 2013

Gabby Douglas demonstrates grace and maturity in the midst of hair drama

Gabby recently stopped by Huffington Post Live to talk about life after the Olympics, being a role model and how she handled all the commentary on her hair while making history as the first African American gymnast to become the individual all-around champion.

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Korean American pastor builds bridges with African American congregation

Evangelical Covenant Church minister Peter Chin was profiled for being the pastor of Peace Fellowship in Washington, D.C., a predominantly African American congregation.  The church and Chin were profiled in this Washington Post article.

Inspiration for the Day: 13 year old from the South Bronx, reads over 300 books in a year

Neveah Mosher, a 13 year old from the South Bronx, has read over 300 books in a year.  In a day and age where young people are so hooked on social media and reading books seems to be “out of style” this teenage girl is showing the world that reading is cool and she sees it as the key to her future.  Shout out to City Year for the after school program they run that helps her to achieve her goals.