A field trip to the National Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington, D.C., led by Kimberly Grayson, the principal of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Early College in Denver, inspired some of her students to demand a more inclusive school curriculum.
Eleven-year-old Davon McNeal was one of several children gunned down by gun violence over the Fourth of July weekend. His dream was to play for the NFL and buy his mother "the biggest house."
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Lt. Travis Stokes, a firefighter in Richmond, Va., is helping to lead an effort to distribute protective equipment to residents of low-income and minority neighborhoods.
Istanbul's Byzantine-era landmark has been used as a museum since 1934 and is widely regarded as a symbol of peaceful religious coexistence. A court ruling Friday revoked its museum status.