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Breaking Barriers

Can Embracing Diversity & Inclusion Help Stop the Violence?

John Friedman | Posted 07.11.2016 | Impact
John Friedman

Whether we wear a uniform or a skin color, or a certain style of clothing, etc., we all bleed red. We're all human. And if we get to know each other, perhaps it will help stem the violence. That may be naive, but I I continue to search for answers. Because things cannot continue this way.

How to Get Out of Your Head and Be Free

Nicole Glassman | Posted 03.17.2016 | Healthy Living
Nicole Glassman

When we find faith in ourselves, faith in the ability for things to work out, and belief in the impossible we free ourselves from the chains of resistance and we are finally free.

Top Model Winner Proves Deaf Is Beautiful

Lydia L. Callis | Posted 12.08.2015 | Entertainment
Lydia L. Callis

The Final Season of America's Next Top Model concluded in a monumental way with Nyle DiMarco, the show's first ever Deaf contestant, overcoming all obstacles to win the competition. Smashing through stereotypes and assumptions, DiMarco proved to mainstream audiences that people who are Deaf can do anything they set their minds to.

Happy Birthday, Living Legend Rachel Robinson

Yohuru Williams | Posted 07.20.2016 | Black Voices
Yohuru Williams

On Friday, the nation celebrated what would have been the 153rd birthday of pioneering Civil Rights advocate and anti-lynching activist Ida B. Wells-Barnett. Sunday, July 19, 2015 marked the 93rd birthday of another significant woman of color, Rachel Robinson.

Does Being 'The First Woman' Matter? You Bet it Does

Gail Becker | Posted 09.24.2013 | Women
Gail Becker

The whole purpose of breaking barriers and glass ceilings is to make more room for others to pass through.

How to Walk on Fire And Not Get Burned

Chloe Spencer | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Chloe Spencer

The mentality "I can do anything," gives one utter confidence and belief in oneself. You can do anything you completely set your mind to.