The oldest African-American incorporated town in America just achieved a brand-new designation. The town of Eatonville, Florida, was awarded the Culture of Health Prize by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, the nation’s largest philanthropy dedicated to improving health and wellness.
Life has never been easy for 98-year-old Annie Peters but that doesn’t mean she hasn’t enjoyed it. A recent cancer diagnosis has her thinking about death for the first time, but even that isn’t enough to diminish her passion for embracing all life has to offer. Her passion for savoring each second and the wisdom that comes with nearly 100 years in this world will inspire you to re-examine your own outlook on life.
Letecia Foster used to weigh 230 pounds. She knew she had to get healthier for her own lifestyle, as well as to inspire the kids at her elementary school, Hungerford Elementary in Eatonville, Florida, one of the nation’s first black-governed towns. Principal Foster’s personal transformation is helping spur on a wellness revolution in this historic […]
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.
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.
Zora Neale Hurston is one of the preeminent writers of black literature. But she died broke and largely ignored in 1960. Now, the town of her birth brings the story of her life to the public.