Young, Gifted and Black

Throughout Black History Month, our very own producer Britt Terrell sought out the people making Black history right now. Watch — you’re getting a first look at the young, gifted, and Black folks shaping tomorrow.

Young, Gifted and Black

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    Lauren Harris

    Meet Lauren “Lo” Harris, the artist who went viral for capturing the trauma and promise of our summer of racial justice.

    Cavanaugh Bell

    This is Cavanaugh Bell, an 8-year-old who’s already spent his life savings — and more — to give food and comfort to senior citizens confined to their homes during the pandemic.

    Jennifer King

    Washington Football Team assistant running back coach Jennifer King is living her dream and breaking barriers while doing it — she’s the first Black woman to be a full-time NFL coach.

    Noah Harris

    Fresh off the heels of a summer of racial justice protests — and in the midst of a deadly pandemic — Noah Harris became the first Black student body president of Harvard University. He ran on the platform of building a more equitable Harvard, and he’s already made good on his word.