LA Johnson appears in the following:
Tuesday, June 16, 2020
From online soccer to missing Grandma, children all over the country sent us postcards about their lives. Along the way, they gave us a glimpse of what it's like to be a kid right now.
Sunday, May 31, 2020
An NPR photojournalist's grandfather's 90th birthday party, canceled due to COVID-19, inspired a poem — and his vow to stay 89.
Thursday, May 28, 2020
Most high school proms have been canceled because of the pandemic. Nevertheless, photojournalists gave these seniors a chance to dress up and get their prom photos taken.
Friday, May 15, 2020
We're looking to tell the story of how school and learning have changed around the country. Parents, if you want to help - have your kids create a postcard, and you can send it to us at NPR.
Friday, April 10, 2020
Sarah Urist Green, creator of PBS' The Art Assignment, walks through five fun art projects that don't require fancy supplies or talent to create and enjoy.
Friday, March 27, 2020
Be realistic; be forgiving; remember to shake your sillies out. Education experts share tips for home-schooling during the coronavirus school closures.
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
NPR Visual journalist LA Johnson attended an abortion rally at the steps of the Supreme Court to talk to, and draw, people from both sides of the issue.
Thursday, February 06, 2020
Here are our best tips for gathering great sound and making your podcast sound awesome.
Thursday, July 25, 2019
NPR sent photographers across the country to document the differences between school districts.
Friday, June 28, 2019
The Stonewall Inn is a sacred place for many in the LGBTQ community. Fifty years ago, a raid and series of riots outside the New York City bar helped launch a civil rights movement.
Thursday, December 06, 2018
Inmates are among the least educated people in America, but few prisons offer opportunities beyond a GED. What if people behind bars had access to federal money to help pay for college?
Friday, June 29, 2018
In an exhibit at the department's headquarters in Washington, young artists speak out through their work about race, sexuality and about being young and having a voice.
Saturday, March 24, 2018
Hundreds of thousands across the country demonstrated in the student-led event to demand stricter gun control laws. NPR illustrator LA Johnson takes us to Saturday's flagship march in Washington, D.C.
Sunday, March 18, 2018
We asked transgender educators around the country to share a selfie, and tell us what they wish others knew about them. Many say they play vital roles in creating safe spaces for the next generation.
Wednesday, June 28, 2017
In a dual-language classroom, sometimes you're the student and sometimes you're the teacher. Here's what it's like for 6-year-old Merari.
Sunday, May 28, 2017
Children of people in the country illegally often experience fear and worry — with the shadow of deportation as a constant presence. How can they work through those emotions? One workshop uses comics.
Tuesday, April 25, 2017
It's the first time since 2008 that the federal government has released its assessment of U.S. eighth-graders in the arts. While there are some signs of progress, troubling achievement gaps remain.
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
It's the most common learning disability, yet it's hard to understand. We asked six artists who have dyslexia to share their experiences in images.
Thursday, August 18, 2016
These middle schoolers built a 200-pound human brain on wheels. Will it survive the eight-hour race through the streets of Baltimore?
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
These middle schoolers have been working after school for six months building their giant human-powered brain sculpture. Will their ideas hold up or come crashing down?