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Former Chicago Bear Joe Anderson wasn't ready to give up on his NFL dreams. So he stood outside of a Texas stadium begging for another shot.

After a long battle to include protective hairstyles for women of color in their uniform policy, the Marine Corps Uniform Board 215 decided to make the traditional hairstyles permissible options, as long as the styles are "professional and neat in appearance."

When Brett Meyers, a food industry veteran, realized that 20 pounds of food is wasted per month per person, the Gaithersburg, Md. native decided to make some big changes. First up, using food scraps to combat hunger. It may sound gross, but what Meyers has been able to accomplish with his food rescue program, Nourish Now, […]

  In recent months, spurred by both a historically strained relationship between Black communities and recent police killings, tension between law enforcement and those they are sworn to protect has reached an unprecedented high. But retired police lieutenant Moses Vines is using his experience in the police department for the most unlikely of reasons — […]

Douglasville residents were thrilled to see a change in the political makeup of their small, rural city last week when Rochelle Robinson was elected mayor, making her both the first female and the first Black politician to hold the seat,

Devon Still has definitely captured America's hearts and his latest act of kindness is a testament to his generosity.

Saymendy Lloyd is many things, but ask anyone who knows her and the simple answer will be savior. Now, the Maryland mom and activist– well-known in circles for advocating for domestic abuse victims, the formerly incarcerated and community youth – is being celebrated for her selfless efforts by Carmax in a documentary set to air […]

Tontrevion Campbell and his mother were victims of a burglary over Thanksgiving weekend. While the family attended church on Sunday, many of the mother's items were taken, in addition to Tontrevion's hand-me-down Xbox console and every game he owned.

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Who's tougher than defensive tackle Devon Still? His daughter, Leah.