In 1980, comedienne Geri Jewell broke one of TV’s glass ceilings, and not surprisingly, long-time groundbreaker Norman Lear made the call that would change TV history. Find out how the girl born fighting for her life became a lifelong fighter.
Jim Morris is a bodybuilding icon who, at the age of 77, is more ripped, stronger and healthier than ever. He’s smashed stereotypes throughout his entire life and now PETA is ready to honor him for his strong, animal-free body.
In his 97 years, Dr. James Huger has broken barrier after barrier of racial discrimination. From being among the first African-American soldiers to integrate the Marines to his friendship with Dr. King, he shares his incredible stories.
He was born a poor kid in the projects. But thanks to his talent and enthusiasm, he quickly rose to become one of the most successful — and most beloved — artists of all time. We catch up with the incomparable Chubby Checker.
The Tuskegee Airmen have been immortalized for their heroism in WWII. They fought two wars, one against the Axis powers, the other against prejudice at home. Fewer than 50 Red Tail pilots are alive today, so we jumped at the chance to meet three.
With the daily news filled with stories of unethical businessmen and out-of-control corporate greed, we’re happy to shine the light on a Fortune 500 company and a retired CEO who are proving that giving back is the best way to move forward.
Siphiwe Baleka is a one-of-a-kind Yale graduating, globetrotting, God-fearing, truck-driving, fast-swimming family man. And he’s got a new mission — to help long-haul truckers everywhere improve their health, fitness and quality of life.
While 18-year-old boys were fighting in World War ll to save the world from Nazis, teenage girls fulfilled their patriotic duty by working in factories buildings planes and war supplies. One of the original Rosie the Riveters tells her story.
From an early age, Reggie Wells knew he was different. He was born in the 1940s, grew up black in a mostly white town, and realized from an early age that he was gay. Today, he’s a make-up artist to the stars and credits his struggles with his success.
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.