A recent study looks at whether collective apologies on behalf of countries may inspire hope that can lead to reconciliation.
When asked if they had "many opportunities" to find success in their careers, 70% of the young people surveyed said "yes".
Hope has played a significant role in the lives of African Americans throughout history, from early abolitionists to Martin Luther King and President Obama.
Maintaining a hopeful, optimistic attitude positively affects a person's health, academic performance, and relationships. But what makes someone hopeful or optimistic?
The belief that things will be better in the future is called optimism bias. Being overly optimistic can lead you to miss an important health check up or make bad financial decisions.