Five African American women quilters and freedom-fighters from Gee’s Bend, Alabama, share their cultural and family heritage of quilting.
Atlanta-based artist and musician Lonnie Holley finds healing in the transformative power of art.
High school teacher Jeffrey Wright explains the laws of physics, but his own story teaches students the meaning of life.
Meet a young Syrian refugee who was granted asylum in Canada after fleeing torture and imprisonment by the Assad regime.
In a Rhode Island men’s prison, a group of fifty inmates are transforming their lives through the practice of meditation.
A 16-year-old Alaskan Native leaves his tiny village to compete in a basketball tournament hundreds of miles across frozen tundra.
Meet two survivors of the Iran-Iraq war who meet again years later under remarkable circumstances.
Marie Wilcox is the last fluent speaker of Wukchumni and created a dictionary to keep her language alive.
An environmental activist risks injury and incarceration to protect an ancient redwood grove in Humboldt county.
Nelsa Libertad Curbelo describes the inspiration behind Barrio de Paz, a non-violent youth movement in Guayaquil, Ecuador.
Meet a Honduran man who embraces resilience and overcomes adversity, poverty and the debilitating effects of polio.
Meet 88-year-old Bermudian Johnny Barnes, who devotes six hours each day to an endearing traffic ritual.
Meet an accomplished calligraphy and Zen teacher, Kazuaki Tanahashi, who was born and trained in Japan.