Kate Hutton is a high school English teacher who asks her students each year to read To Kill a Mockingbird. This year, her students were especially passionate sharing their feelings about racism, fairness, and equality, and Ms. Hutton believes there is hope for their future.
Several years ago, when a patient gave Chris Porter a long stare, he thought the man was judging him because of his race or his profession. In reality, the incident taught Porter himself an important lesson about prejudging people.
Long-time NAACP Executive Secretary and civil rights activist Walter White was inspired by his parents as well as Jesus and Gandhi to believe in upholding moral principles and committing to human equality.
When faced with racial tensions at a new high school, Madhukar Rao relied not on physical strength but his inquisitive mind to defuse the situation. Now working as an engineer, Mr. Rao still finds that asking simple questions can yield surprising results.
GRAMMY-award winner Kenneth Gamble strongly believes that education of our young people must include honest discussions about slavery and the impact it has had on many generations of Americans—of all colors. Gamble believes that education is the key to ending the cycle of violence, poverty, ignorance, war, and racism.