Brian Banks, a former high school football star who was recently exonerated from prison for a rape he didn’t commit, sat down with “CBS This Morning” co-hosts to talk about the years he spent in prison, playing football in the NFL and getting a second chance on life.
Check out this interesting story about NFL stars and brothers Hamza and Husain Abdullah, who decided to put their professional football careers on hold to travel to Mecca in order to complete the required Muslim pilgrimage of “Hajj.
Check out this video clip from Shanel Cooper-Sykes and Rob Coats titled, “Young, Rich and Real,” which talks about the theory of the 5 people you hang around the most…will most likely affect your personal success and well-being.
In the video, Shanel Cooper-Sykes, a multi-talented author, entrepreneur, life-coach and motivational speaker says: ‘If your broke, chances are…so are your friends!’
Check out this heartfelt mini documentary series of NBA superstar Kobe Bryant visiting Skid Row, the downtown Los Angeles area with the largest concentration of homeless people in the United States. to see the world through homeless eyes. He stops by the LA Mission charity and speaks to 4 incredible men seeking to improve their lives.
Recently, former NBA baller Etan Thomas, New York Knicks star Amar’e Stoudemire and a star studded celebrity panel delivered an inspirational message to young inmates locked up in the worlds most infamous jail systems, New York’s “Rikers Island.
Check out this inspiring poem by a young woman named Jasmine Waiters titled, “Ponytail: A Poem for Gabby Douglas,” which calls upon the members of the African-American community to look beyond Gabby’s hair and focus on her historic accomplishments.
“I shared this poem with a friend and he told me to put it on Youtube. It’s pretty much self explanatory. So many people have commented or tweeted me asking me questions so I figured I’d answer them on here as well. ”