Legendary Black actress Jenifer Lewis, known as the “Mother of Black Hollywood,” recently spoke to young aspiring performers at a high school in Northwest Washington, D.C. Actress Jenifer Lewis shared some of her life experiences with students at Duke Ellington School of the Arts. (Courtesy photo) On Nov. 17, Lewis, […]

He never walked into a school cafeteria and had other students stare as he opened his lunch — that is, until fifth grade. A craniofacial disorder refers to an abnormality of the face or head, according to the Children’s Craniofacial Association, a nonprofit dedicated to empowering individuals and families affected […]

DINUBA, Calif. — At age 3, Alena Garver would skip ballet class to sneak into a classroom next door for gymnastics training. Her mother, after learning what Alena was up to, decided to enroll her “vibrant firecracker” in faster-paced, hip-hop dance classes in her hometown of Dinuba. Nine years later, […]