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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....

How Barbers Are Getting Black Men Talking About Mental Health

Stephan “Step the Barber” Swearingen and his staff of barbers do more than just operate clippers. The four-member team at Plush...

Why the Demand for Black Bone Marrow Donors Is High—and Awareness Is Low

Every week for the past five years, Destiny Worthington has sat in a chair watching donated blood pump through narrow...

A new ‘Sesame Street’ show in Arabic aims to help refugee children

(CNN)Sesame Workshop and the International Rescue Committee have joined forces to help Syrian refugee children through educational learning programs,...

“So Many Of Our Sisters Are So Lonely”: Loni Love In Tears Telling Black Women To Not Be Afraid To “Take A Chance”

For all the differences between herself and beau James Welsh, Loni Love says he’s perfect for her.“He’s different, his culture’s different...

Allison Haunss and Zhou Dan Ting Celebrate Their Inner Tomboy Nühanzi-Style

“Nühanzi is a symbol of power, representing a former insult that we made our own.”

10 Reasons Why You Should Stop Using The Word Retard(ed)

Words have power and with the right words, we can use language to help create inclusive environments for all people. The Spread the Word...

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...
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Childhood Cancer Awareness Month underscores need for research funding

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News of the day: Judge rules 2020 census will continue through October

Late Thursday, Northern California U.S. District Judge Lucy Koh issued a preliminary injunction that pushes the 2020 census deadline to October 31.  The decision comes...

Culturas Corner: Meet Ankita & Gayatri Bansal

Culturas Corner highlights individuals who make their community a better place through their work, business, volunteering or activism. Today we learn about THERE!, a...

The Hispanic Heritage Month history lesson continues

Hispanic Heritage Month runs through October 15, so Culturas took a dive into more important historical figures! Next up are Frida Kahlo, Diego Rivera,...

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