HIV Tried Me. It Lost: My First Year In College

“The pediatrician said you need to come to the office immediately,” my mom quivered over the phone. Hearing “immediately” commanded my heart to double time, and my stomach felt...

Mentoring a Girl in Construction

"I say anything a guy can do, a girl can do, and it’s just as [conceivable] for us to be out there building and managing… with the men,” said 14-year-old...

Performance Is a ‘Vehicle for Youth Development’

You could feel excitement in the air at 7 Stages Theatre in Atlanta as mentors, choreographers, young artists and stage designers prepared for a . . .

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How a New York Police Official Targets Thoughts to Fight Crime

When Carlos Jennings got out of prison in 2014, he wanted to kill the person who helped put him there.

“I wasn’t home seven days after doing 10 years in jail, and I’m in the car with somebody else, with a gun in my hand, trying to do something to somebody,” he said . . .

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