Bone Marrow

After being diagnosed with a life-altering illness, 13-year-old Adeola "Abraham" Olagbegi used his Make-A-Wish opportunity to feed the homeless in his city.

A Howard University volleyball player missed her final conference tournament to make a stem cell donation to a stranger battling leukemia.

It could be said that eleven year-old Shannon Tavarez became a star with relatively little struggle. The exceptional talent nailed the role of the young Nala in the Broadway hit, The Lion King, in her very first professional audition.

FROM Bone marrow transplants are often the only treatment for blood-related cancers. The treatment, however, is dependent on the patient finding a donor who shares a similar genetic makeup. In most cases, that means the match is found in someone of the same race. But the black community has a particularly tough time attracting […]