April is a time of change. Although this month will be unlike anything we've experienced in the past, it does not mean we cannot celebrate our collective humanity. WORLD Channel presents stories dedicated to the individuals working together to better their community and the world we live in.
Every year, over a million students drop out of high school. They may complete their graduate equivalency degrees, but then they discover they’re still struggling to get good jobs. For some in Indianapolis, there’s another option: a night school program that will get them their full high school diploma – if they can complete a tough curriculum that includes algebra and biology.
TWO DOLLARS AND A DREAM is the biography of Madame C.J. Walker, America's first self-made millionairess. Mrs. Walker's fortune was built on skin and hair care products, parlaying a homemade beauty formula into a prosperous business from coast to coast. By interweaving social, economic and political history, the film also offers a view of black America from 1867 to the 1930s.
From Susan Taylor, former editor-in-chief at Essence, to Academy Award nominee Gabourey Sidibe, 29 trailblazers - actors, journalists, musicians, writers - share their own stories in their own voices.