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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?
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."
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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 ...