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Wakanda Forever!

Thursday, May 10, 2018

A Night to Remember Our parents and guardians are so important to us. Twice a year each afterschool program hosts parent events with various themes based on the school or program’s likes and interests. Last month, WINGS at Burns Elementary School hosted prom – and not just any prom – a Black Panther-inspired WAKANDA FOREVER prom! So much … Read More

She Has Wings: Desi Linden

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Boston Marathon Winner; Sportsmanship MVP Last month, Desi Linden became the first U.S. woman to win the Boston Marathon in 33 years. While INCREDIBLE, it was her sportsmanship that earned her both a victory and MVP status. When fellow U.S. runner Shalane Flanagan pulled off course for a pit stop, Desi slowed down, waited, and … Read More

WINGS Watch: Jay-Z on “The Most Beautiful Thing”

Thursday, May 10, 2018

When hip-hop superstar Jay-Z sat down with David Letterman this month, he talked about growing up in a household that didn’t have the emotional vocabulary to express sadness, confusion, joy, and pain. When asked about his children’s upbringing versus his own, he shares a beautiful example of how his daughter is using her emotional intelligence.

Meet Sh’Kur: WINGS Alum and Future Mayor of Charleston

Sunday, February 25, 2018

Alumni Story: Sh’Kur Sh’Kur calls WINGS for Kids a “life-changing” experience because it introduced him to college role models. We call Sh’Kur inspiring, hard-working, and kind – among many other things. Take two minutes to hear why Sh’Kur has our vote.