LA Johnson appears in the following:
Wednesday, August 30, 2023
The hurricane was downgraded to a Category 3 before making landfall in Florida Wednesday. Storm surge had residents worried as they watch the waters rise.
Wednesday, May 24, 2023
Studies show too much noise, particularly loud, irregular noise, can hurt a child's brain development, because if sound is irregular, it distracts our brains and makes concentration more difficult.
Wednesday, April 12, 2023
The start of pregnancy — as well as exactly when that happens — is a hot topic in some state legislatures and U.S. courts. Understanding the nuances of what happens when has never been more important.
Wednesday, March 22, 2023
We've heard about Rosa Parks and her crucial role in the Montgomery bus boycott. But Parks was just one of many women who organized for years. In this episode, those women tell their own story.
Friday, October 07, 2022
For forager Alexis Nikole Nelson, who has a very popular TikTok with more than 4 million followers, there's something soul-nourishing about connecting with your food.
Friday, August 19, 2022
For Camille A. Brown, choreography unlocked a new way to understand her power as a dancer, and to celebrate her creative identity.
Friday, July 22, 2022
NASA engineer Nagin Cox lives on Earth but works on Mars time, where days are longer and time works differently. Her work with the rovers has entirely changed the way she thinks about time on Earth.
Friday, May 13, 2022
When it comes to North American cuisine, Indigenous foods don't typically come to mind. Chef Sean Sherman is changing that by serving food that celebrates and preserves his ancestors' Lakota cooking.
Friday, April 22, 2022
Xiye Bastida was raised in the highlands of Mexico with an understanding that she had to thank the Earth for everything it provided. Now, she's dedicated her entire life to the issue of protecting it.
Monday, March 14, 2022
Computer scientist Joy Buolamwini is on a mission to fight bias in algorithms. In this comic, Buolamwini discusses the way biased algorithms can lead to real world inequality — and what we can do.
Friday, February 11, 2022
In a world that wants everyone partnered up, this comic by Meghan Keane and LA Johnson offers tips from the experts on how to find peace with singleness and live a full life on your own terms.
Wednesday, December 01, 2021
In D.C. and across the country, people gathered by the thousands in coordinated rallies to demand reproductive justice for all. The main message? Everyone loves someone who's had an abortion.
Friday, November 05, 2021
The first vaccine required for school was for smallpox, over 200 years ago. And for decades, all states have required that kids be vaccinated against contagious diseases like polio to attend school.
Tuesday, September 28, 2021
Which cute and cool masks do your kids like best? How are they expressing themselves with their mask choices? Send us a postcard, or a story or a photo.
Wednesday, September 15, 2021
What does an elementary school classroom look like right now? Photojournalist Natosha Via spent the day with one Louisville music teacher as she adjusted masks and sanitized xylophone mallets.
Friday, June 11, 2021
Hollywood director Jon M. Chu got his start splicing VHS tapes of home videos, but it took him two decades — and acceptance of his cultural identity — to realize what stories he really wanted to tell.
Tuesday, May 25, 2021
It's been a year since teachers were handed an unprecedented challenge: Educate students in new ways amid the backdrop of a pandemic. This week our story is from San Antonio.
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
It's been a year since teachers were handed an unprecedented request: educate students in entirely new ways amid the backdrop of a pandemic. This week's story comes from a teacher in Nashville.
Tuesday, April 20, 2021
It's been a year since teachers were handed an unprecedented request: educate students in entirely new ways amid a pandemic. This week is Shameem Patel, a second-grade teacher in Dallas.
Tuesday, April 13, 2021
It's been a year since teachers were handed an unprecedented request: educate students in entirely new ways amid the backdrop of a pandemic.