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Black girls have the spotlight in horror anthology 'The Black Girl Survives This One'

Tuesday, April 02, 2024

NPR's Juana Summers speaks with Desiree Evans and Saraciea Fennell about their anthology of horror stories from Black writers with the racial and gender representation they've longed for in the genre.


Horror movies: The unwelcome family member at the Oscars

Saturday, February 24, 2024

It's been over 30 years since a horror movie won an Academy Award for Best Picture. Horror as a genre has had a reputation of not being taken seriously. Should the Academy rethink its stance?


Could a Rafah offensive be a breaking point in Biden's support of Israel?

Monday, February 12, 2024

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with ex-Middle East envoy Dennis Ross, of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy, about the deteriorating relationship between the U.S. and Israel.


Why America can't seem to fix its broken immigration system

Wednesday, February 07, 2024

NPR's Juana Summers talks with Theresa Cardinal Brown, the Bipartisan Policy Center's senior adviser for immigration and border policy, about why America has struggled to fix its immigration problem.


A parody musical of 'Saw' brings to a life a long overdue queer love story

Monday, November 20, 2023

Saw is a series that is almost 20 years old. The latest movie was a hit. But there's another addition to the Saw universe that is making noise: A romantic, queer off-Broadway parody musical.


When women become the antagonists in horror films

Sunday, October 29, 2023

Women have long been part of the horror genre — but, usually, they end up being the victims. What happens when the script is flipped and women become the antagonists in horror?


'Policymakers need to do their job too': Pediatrician's view on child poverty rate

Thursday, September 14, 2023

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with pediatrician Megan Sandel about the on-the-ground impacts of child poverty.


The latest COVID boosters are in for the fall. Here's what that means for you

Wednesday, September 13, 2023

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Dr. Robert Wachter about the latest round of FDA-approved COVID-19 boosters and how people should think about the coronavirus and its risk.


Neera Tanden talks about how the Biden administration's price drug cuts will work

Tuesday, August 29, 2023

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Biden's domestic policy advisor, Neera Tanden, about the administration's plan to lower the price of certain prescription drugs under Medicare.


Ashnikko's 'Weedkiller' takes you into a queer dystopian world

Friday, August 25, 2023

Ashnikko takes you into a dystopian apocalyptic wasteland of her own creation with her debut studio album Weedkiller.


Ashnikko's 'Weedkiller' brings listeners into a queer dystopian world

Friday, August 25, 2023

NPR's Scott Detrow speaks with North Carolina rapper and singer Ashnikko, whose studio debut album Weedkiller is out now.


Will Lionel Messi finally make the U.S. a soccer nation?

Monday, July 24, 2023

After a move to Inter Miami, the world's biggest soccer star has more than a new team to take on — he's being counted on to popularize Major League Soccer too.


How AI could perpetuate racism, sexism and other biases in society

Wednesday, July 19, 2023

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with scholar Safiya Noble about how advancements in artificial intelligence could further perpetuate biases in society.


In 'Onlookers,' people from Charlottesville reckon with the civil unrest of 2017

Monday, July 17, 2023

NPR's Scott Detrow speaks with author Ann Beattie about her latest book Onlookers.


U.S. maternal deaths keep rising. Black women are most at risk

Sunday, July 09, 2023

The U.S. has the highest maternal mortality rate of the world's high-income countries. Death rates remain the highest among Black women, and have more than doubled over the last 20 years.


The rates of death for pregnant Black women have doubled the last 20 years

Friday, July 07, 2023

NPR's Scott Detrow speaks with nurse midwife Karen Sheffield-Abdullah about Black maternal health.


'The Big Break' reveals how D.C.'s oddball influential players gamble and schmooze

Thursday, June 29, 2023

NPR's Scott Detrow speaks with Washington Post political reporter and author Ben Terris on his new book The Big Break.


Mitch Landrieu is Biden's man to rebuild America and deliver broadband to millions

Monday, June 26, 2023

This is the year that a lot of the money from Biden's 2021 infrastructure law starts flowing to states and local governments. Mitch Landrieu is tasked with implementing and promoting the effort.


Jason Isbell's album 'Weathervanes' embraces the uncertainty and complexities of life

Friday, June 16, 2023

NPR's Scott Detrow speaks with musician Jason Isbell about his new album Weathervanes, much of which he wrote during the downtime he had on set in Oklahoma filming Killers of the Flower Moon.


Writer Sam Irby bears her soul – again – with new essay collection 'Quietly Hostile'

Thursday, May 18, 2023

Writer Sam Irby talks about her newest collection of essays, Quietly Hostile.