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How To Find A Mentor And Make It Work

Friday, October 25, 2019

The right mentoring relationship can be a powerful tool for professional growth, but how do you find a mentor and how do you make the ask?


Far From Parkland Spotlight, Teens In East Oakland Want To Tell Their Stories

Thursday, February 14, 2019

In East Oakland, Calif., where gun violence is chronic, some are grateful that after Parkland, America pays more attention to the issue. But as an East Oakland youth says, "It's our time to talk."


How Jennifer Lopez Fought For Her 'Second Act'

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Lopez talks with NPR's Sam Sanders about her decades of superstardom, her work imitating her life, and about being a boundary-breaking Latina woman in the entertainment industry.


To Answer Hollywood's Diversity Problem, California Program Hands Kids The Camera

Sunday, June 24, 2018

This weekend, Youth Cinema Project students screened their films for the public. The program aims to create a pipeline to get kids of color in underachieving schools into the filmmaking industry.


'This Is Us' Star Chrissy Metz Retraces Her Journey From Agent To Actress

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

Metz worked as an agent for years before her acting career finally took off. She says, "It was like watching your boyfriend take another woman out every day."


How Clive Davis Shaped 'The Soundtrack Of Our Lives'

Monday, October 09, 2017

The music mogul has spent decades shaping the careers of artists who would grow into superstars. A new Apple Music documentary aims to tell his story.


Starry Kitchen Cookbook: The Rocky Journey Of A Famed Underground Restaurant

Friday, August 25, 2017

Nguyen and Thi Tran started Starry Kitchen out of desperation. Now the couple has a new book with their best recipes and stories of their adventures in the culinary world.


'¡Murales Rebeldes!': These Disappearing LA Murals Mirror Their Community

Thursday, August 24, 2017

For years, Chicano muralists in Los Angeles weren't let into museums, so they made art where they could. "I wanted people to look at the mural and ... see themselves in it," says muralist Wayne Healy.


Pamela Adlon Started Working At Age 9, But 'Better Things' Happened At 50

Monday, August 21, 2017

Adlon has four titles in the credits of the FX comedy series Better Things: actress, writer, director and producer. "I want to elevate the mundane ..." she says. "This is the way I live my life."


'You're Never Too Old To Screw Up': Keegan-Michael Key On 'Friends From College'

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Key's new Netflix show is about how even in your 40s, you can still make mistakes. The actor tells NPR he never expected to make it in the entertainment industry: "I stumbled up into this," he says.


Inside Mars Simulator, IKEA Designers Learn How To Live In Close Quarters

Thursday, June 15, 2017

IKEA exiled designers to a research station in Utah modeled after a living situation on the planet Mars. They hope the experience will inspire them to create similar spaces around the world.


'Aggressive Yet Sublime': A Looter, Nirvana And The Los Angeles Riots

Monday, May 01, 2017

Gilbert Monterrosa was 15 years old during the 1992 riots. He and some friends decided to loot a Fedco department store where he found something unexpected — Nirvana's album, Nevermind.


When LA Erupted In Anger: A Look Back At The Rodney King Riots

Wednesday, April 26, 2017

This week 25 years ago, policemen were acquitted in the savage beating of African-American Rodney King. Five days of riots, arson and looting ensued, fueled by deep-rooted tensions that persist today.


Financial Aid 101: Earlier FAFSA Provides More Time To Line Up Tuition

Saturday, February 20, 2016

This year, high school students will find out how much money they'll get from colleges well in advance. That's because FAFSA applications can be submitted as early as October.


People Of Color With Albinism Ask: Where Do I Belong?

Monday, December 07, 2015

Growing up, Natalie Devora always questioned how she fit into her African-American family.

"Everyone was brown, and then there was me," Devora says. "I'm a white-skinned black woman. That's how I navigate through the world. That's how I identify."

Devora has albinism, a rare genetic expression that leads to little ...