"It's hard to hate anyone whose story you know."
Roslyn Bresnick-Perry, author
Stories help us break down mistrust and stereotypes. Watch these videos and start a love-story revolution.
Connie’s life has been a rollercoaster from an early age. The sexual abuse she endured during the time her family lived in a squatter camp was the beginning of a tough road that would include anorexia, drugs, abuse, infidelity, prostitution and her daughter’s suicide. Against all odds, Connie triumphed.
Losing a loved one to domestic violence impacted Tebogo in a profound way. But then a trending hashtag #menaretrash, and a conversation with his wife, shifted his mindset even further.
A young black comrade in the armed struggle and an older white man conscripted to the army during apartheid South Africa find an unexpected point of connection.
Growing up in Congo-Brazzaville, Perez was encouraged to stand in solidarity with South Africans suffering under apartheid. Now living in South Africa Africa, he unfortunately is not seeing this solidarity reciprocated.
At first glance, there is nothing unusual about Leanne, other than her striking blue eyes. But it is those very eyes that have turned her life from ordinary to extraordinary. Her eyesight started deteriorating when she was 10 – by 17 she was declared clinically blind. Yet her disability has not stopped her from accomplishing remarkable feats.