His life was one of abuse and rejection. The more he suffered, the stronger his resolve. No one believed in him, until a chance meeting with a fledgling talk show host changed everything.
Making changes in life is never easy. There can be all kinds of roadblocks along the path to Growing Bolder; the roadblocks of age, religion and race. Many back away from them, but others stand strong, Breaking Barriers for the rest of us to follow.
What can the basketball world teach you about life? Orlando Magic VP Pat Williams says even those with no interest in the sport will be inspired by the stories of the game’s biggest names.
At Major League Baseball’s Negro League draft, we asked players about civil rights in today’s world. It was clear most people in the room saw Barack Obama’s presumptive Democratic nomination for president as another major milestone for African-Americans.