“Others schools don’t expect nothing from us. Medora’s been in the gutter.”
The team receives a pep talk from coach Justin Gilbert.
Rocky describes his first encounter with the children and why he decided to stay.
Pizza and stories are two ways that Rocky helps cheer up the children.
Meet Surya, Kowsala, and Sattish - just three of the HIV-positive children Rocky helps care for.
Teaching children to be agents of change in Calcutta
Masha Drokova becomes disillusioned with her political ideals and idol, Vladimir Putin.
Planting the seeds for precious knowledge.
An ethnic studies program closes the achievement gap.
An arizona education superintendent makes the case against ethnic studies.
A parent seeks the father who abandoned him.
An affadavit offers hope to one Filipino Amerasian.
Some servicemen paid for "wives" but didn't want "families."
These poets are tired of being sick-and-tired of being broke.
Karina's poem describes her desire to escape abuse at home.
Being forced to grow up too quickly, Anthony feels like he's blindfolded to the path ahead.
Anthony tries out a new spoken-word piece in front of an audience.
Taking it to the next level, Anthony recites a powerful poem to a large audience.
Pearl wryly warns the her audience that this is not a political poem.
What do you love about being deaf?
ASL poets in the spotlight
Poets without borders
The creator of The 99 describes what inspired him to create Islamic superheroes.
An investor in The 99 describes his unlikely Mississippi origins.
Naif Al-Mutawa preferred to escape his awkward adolescence by losing himself in books.
Once a month, these girl scouts reunite with their mothers at Gatesville's Hilltop Prison.
Gender as a spectrum, not a divide
Striving to be accepted, not tolerated
"This is how I'm gonna be"
Rose is reunited with her daughter, Nangabire, after a decade of apart.