Eugene Bullard

Eugene Bullard

While a black pilot was unprecedented in 1916, accepting challenges and overcoming obstacles was nothing new for Eugene Jacques Bullard. Born on October 9, 1894, he was the youngest son among 10 children, three of whom died in childbirth. His father, Octave Bullard,...
“Hang on. I’m going”

“Hang on. I’m going”

San Diego police officer Jonathan Wiese, a Marine and 20 year veteran of the police force, is scared of heights.  But that didn’t stop him from tying one end of a 100 foot K-9 leash around his waist, handing the other end to his buddies, and rappelling down a 30...
“Everything will be OK”

“Everything will be OK”

The Feb 1 military coup in Myanmar has been rebuked by the international community and resisted by the people of Myanmar, who resent having the results of their election nullified by a group of corrupt generals. Unlike previous resistance movements in 1998, 2007 and...
A Swimmer Super Hero

A Swimmer Super Hero

Six year old Mya Osborne noticed something out of place in the family swimming pool: her 3 year old cousin, Kane,  was lying motionless at the bottom! None of the other kids or adults nearby saw what was happening, so Mya acted quickly. She jumped into the pool and...
“The answers lie within each of us”

“The answers lie within each of us”

Native American communities have suffered the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic disproportionally. this is especially true in Dinétah, the Navajo lands. In May of 2020 the rate of COVID infection in Dinétah surpassed that of New York state. Moreover, access to food and...
The Puerto Rican Rambo

The Puerto Rican Rambo

When Jorge Otero-Barreto left medical school to pursue a military career, he did not plan to spend the next ten years fighting in the jungles of Vietnam. But he was a consummate warrior. He served five tours in Vietnam and engaged in over 350 missions. “A...