Andrew Limbong

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A library system announces a program to challenge the tide of book bannings

Wednesday, April 13, 2022

As more and more school districts ban books from their classrooms and libraries, the Brooklyn Public Library is sharing its resources with teens around the country to fight encroaching censorship.


Comedian Gilbert Gottfried has died

Tuesday, April 12, 2022

According to a post on his verified Twitter feed, he died following a long illness. He was 67.


Labor dispute: Hair and makeup workers at Atlanta's opera want to unionize

Thursday, April 07, 2022

Hair and makeup workers at The Atlanta Opera are looking to join a union. But the opera argues the workers are independent contractors and not employees. (Story aired on ATC on Feb. 20, 2022.)


Life Kit: How to get into poetry

Sunday, April 03, 2022

It's Poetry Month and NPR's Life Kit has a guide to writing and appreciating poetry.


What's making us happy: A guide for your weekend reading, listening and gaming

Friday, April 01, 2022

Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: plenty of games and Sailor Moon.


Women are still missing in the music industry, especially behind the scenes

Thursday, March 31, 2022

According to a new study, fewer than 4% of producers making songs on the Billboard Top 100 last year were women — a number that hasn't changed much over the past decade.


Judge approves Activision Blizzard $18 million settlement in sexual harassment suit

Tuesday, March 29, 2022

This is just one of many lawsuits the video game giant is facing for its workplace culture. The company recently announced it was being acquired by Microsoft.


People of color helped Hollywood through another pandemic year, a new study says

Thursday, March 24, 2022

According to the Hollywood Diversity Report from UCLA, films with casts that were less than 11% minority did worse at the box office than their more diverse counterparts.


The history behind the Langston Hughes poem used in the Ketanji Brown Jackson hearing

Thursday, March 24, 2022

Sen. Cory Booker quoted the lines to support Supreme Court nominee Judge Kentaji Brown Jackson during her confirmation hearing. Hughes' poem is a searing look at race and class in America.


Some see hints of McCarthyism in the cultural boycott of Russia

Friday, March 18, 2022

As more and more cultural institutions cut ties with Russian artists and performers, there are questions about whether such actions are effective and ethical.


In Ukraine, writer-photographer Yevgenia Belorusets documents Kyiv's displaced

Wednesday, March 16, 2022

Belorusets' book Lucky Breaks, written in the aftermath of Russia's previous assault into Ukraine in 2014, was published in English this month. The author remains in Kyiv producing art as war rages.


'Lucky Breaks' fictionalizes the lives of Ukrainian women in the 2014 Russian strife

Sunday, March 13, 2022

Ukrainian artist Yevgenia Belorusets just published her first work of fiction in the U.S. "Lucky Breaks" has stories of women living in Eastern Ukraine in Russia's shadow.


What's making us happy: A guide for your weekend reading, listening and viewing

Saturday, March 05, 2022

Each week, the guests and hosts on NPR's Pop Culture Happy Hour share what's bringing them joy. This week: new music from Drug Church, learning to knit and Judy Greer.


Ukrainian heritage is in peril. The Smithsonian hopes to rescue what it can

Thursday, March 03, 2022

The Smithsonian Institution says it is in touch with contacts inside Ukraine who specialize in rescuing and preserving cultural heritage sites in times of crisis.


Live Nation Entertainment is ceasing business with Russia and acts cancel dates there

Wednesday, March 02, 2022

The company's announcement comes as musical acts from Louis Tomlinson to The Killers are canceling their show dates in Russia, in response to the invasion.


Why Ukrainians are being treated differently than refugees from other countries

Monday, February 28, 2022

As neighboring countries let in Ukrainian refugees, Africans living and studying in Ukraine say they're facing discrimination at border crossings. Media coverage of the invasion is part of the reason.


'The Wendy Williams Show' is ending

Tuesday, February 22, 2022

The long-running daytime show The Wendy Williams Show, which had a reputation for being raw and irreverent, is ending. It will be succeeded by a show hosted by its producer Sherri Shepherd.


Atlanta Opera union fight could set independent contractor precedent

Sunday, February 20, 2022

Hair and makeup workers at the Atlanta Opera are looking to join a union. But the opera is arguing that the workers are independent contractors, and not employees.


Will Activision Blizzard workers unionize? Microsoft's deal complicates things

Thursday, February 17, 2022

The video game industry has long been resistant to organizing. But quality assurance testers at video game giant Activision Blizzard hope to change that.


Betty Davis, funk pioneer and fashion icon, dies at 77

Wednesday, February 09, 2022

The incandescent, influential funk musician Betty Davis died on Wednesday. She made a string of albums in the mid-1970s that helped to shape stylish, Afrofuturist strains of funk and hip-hop.