When Rodney Wilson walked across the stage to receive his bachelor's degree in Sociology from Roosevelt University in May, it was a culmination of a struggle to complete his college education that started in an unlikely place — prison.
Austin resident Seamus Ford is part of a growing backyard chicken movement. His urban farm is equipped with vegetable gardens and hens or chickens clucking away in the background. The self described urban environmentalist turned his backyard into a mini-farm to reduce his carbon footprint, but also to help others improve their food production IQ.
1968 Olympics: Tommie Smith (center) and John Carlos (right) showing the Black Power salute in the 1968 Summer Olympics while Silver medalist Peter Norman (left) wears an OPHR badge to show his support for the two Americans