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Fitness in Color

Feb 23, 2021

This is a heavy episode. We didn't edit much of it because we felt it was important for you to hear and feel the pain and experiences that Black Americas feel when Black people are senselessly murdered. 

The 2:23 Foundation is an organization formed in memory of Ahmaud Arbery that was created to prepare young people for...

Feb 22, 2021

BBC Newshour freelance reporter Paige Sutherland joined two groups in Boston, MA who are working to normalize running and Black people enjoying nature. 

This is a replay of two BBC Newshour radio stories covering the Boston chapter of Outdoor Afros and PIONEERS Run Crew. Both stories aired separately around the world in...

Feb 16, 2021

4% of Physical Therapists are People of Color. That number is even smaller for Men of color.  

Dr. Kenneth Nwosu is the Managing Partner and Clinical Director of Bay State Physical Therapy Boston. And there aren't many others that look like him.

Kenneth discovered the field of Physical Therapy after breaking his ankle...

Feb 9, 2021

The first African-American male to represent the US at the Summer Olympics in the sport of rowing. 

Aquil Abdullah has been “the first” and “the only” for most of his time in the sport of rowing.

The only Black kid on his rowing team throughout high school and college. The first Black man to win the Diamond...

Feb 2, 2021

The first Black Woman in Canada to become a Nike Trainer

Moving from Jamaica to Western Canada with her mother at a young age, Rebeckah Price was the only Black girl in her entire high school. She had to navigate understanding Black and what Black meant while being the only one.

This led to Rebeckah intentionally...