MLB Wants Girls To Know They Can Play Baseball Too

Ja’nae Wray dug into the left-handed batter’s box on a field at Major League Baseball’s youth academy in Compton, California, Friday afternoon, her bat raised just above her shoulder as she waited for her pitch. A belt-high fastball came toward her, and she unleashed, hammering a three-run home run over the center field fence. Not […]

Architect Wants To Turn Old Subway Cars Into Housing For Homeless

Now here’s a housing solution we can get on board with. When a famed Washington, D.C., architect learned of the city’s plan to scrap several fleets of old subway cars, he thought up a better use for the retired models. If Arthur Cotton Moore has his way, some of the outdated Metro cars could be turned into […]

Laurie Hernandez Wants To Be The Latina Role Model She Never Had

Laurie Hernandez knows that her accomplishments could inspire young Latinas hoping for Olympic greatness.  The 16-year-old gymnast, gold medalist, best-selling author and “Dancing With The Stars” winner is one the many subjects of MTV and the Association of National Advertisers’ #SeeHer campaign. In her video for the campaign, Hernandez noted she didn’t have U.S. Latina […]