The complexity of our nation and the world demands focused attention on making things better, especially racial divisions. Each of us has the personal power to build one relationship at a time across differences, to hold one conversation at a time. It’s the small steps that matter. I recently took a step by presenting research on an example from my own community: Watts, CA. Here basketball is a magnet for attracting a global community in an environment of peace. This is where a better social world is created one game at a time.