Lulu Garcia-Navarro

Lulu Garcia-Navarro appears in the following:

'Medicating With Music': How One Tiny Desk Contest Entrant Heals Through Song

Sunday, September 27, 2020

This year's Tiny Desk Contest attracted plenty of talent, including standout entrant Mama Haze, aka California songwriter Meaghan Maples. Her song "On Your Side" was written during a time of healing.

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Bishop Michael Curry Preaches The Power Of Love To Find 'Hope In Troubling Times'

Sunday, September 20, 2020

The head of the Episcopal Church gave an impassioned sermon at the wedding of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. Now, Curry expands on his message of love in a new book, Love is the Way.

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Journalist Maria Hinojosa Tells Latinos, Silenced Voices: 'We Need You'

Sunday, September 13, 2020

The Latino USA host, who's spent a career covering those silenced in the media, now tells her own story in a new memoir. "We all have to work at making the immigrant story much more public," she said.

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A Boy Avenges His Murdered Father, With The Help Of A Magical 'Ikenga'

Sunday, August 23, 2020

Nnedi Okorafor found her superpower — storytelling — when she was a teenager. She draws on her own past and her connection to Nigeria in her latest novel, about a 12-year-old finding his own powers.

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Not Heinous At All: Bill And Ted Are Back To 'Face The Music'

Sunday, August 23, 2020

Thirty years after they befriended Napoleon and beat the Grim Reaper in a game of Battleship, Bill S. Preston (Esq.) and Ted "Theodore" Logan are back — older, but not necessarily any wiser.

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Meet Lauren Eylise, A Standout Performer From The 2020 Tiny Desk Contest

Sunday, August 23, 2020

Every year, the Tiny Desk Contest attracts thousands of unsigned musicians. Lauren Eylise impressed the judges with "Peaks and Valleys," her song about toughing it out through hard times.

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'Hatemonger' Tracks How Right-Wing Media Shaped Trump Policy Architect Stephen Miller

Sunday, August 16, 2020

Jean Guerrero tells NPR she became fascinated, when reporting from the border, with how a descendant of Jewish refugees ended up as the person crafting Donald Trump's "harshest rhetoric and policies."

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Meet The Medical Professionals Playing Classical Music Together Online

Sunday, August 09, 2020

The National Virtual Medical Orchestra brings together health care workers and gives them a creative outlet during the pandemic.

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Royal Reporters Chart Harry And Meghan's Journey In 'Finding Freedom'

Sunday, August 09, 2020

Royal beat reporters Omid Scobie and Carolyn Durand have written a sympathetic new book on the Duke and Duchess of Sussex, Finding Freedom: Harry and Meghan and the Making of a Modern Royal Family.

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An Atomic Bomb Survivor On Her Journey From Revenge To Peace

Sunday, August 09, 2020

It's been 75 years since the U.S. dropped two atomic bombs on Japan. NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks to Koko Kondo, who was an infant when one of those bombs was dropped on Hiroshima.

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COVID-19 May Never Go Away — With Or Without A Vaccine

Sunday, August 09, 2020

The virus might eventually behave more like the common cold, according to Vineet Menachery, a coronavirus researcher at the University of Texas Medical Branch.

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Biden Shares New Details Of His Plan For Overturning President Trump's Agenda

Wednesday, August 05, 2020

Presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden has shared new details of his plan for overturning President Trump's agenda, including a commitment to stop building the wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Virginia Poultry Workers See Victory In New COVID-19 Protection Rules

Sunday, July 19, 2020

Virginia has become the first state in the nation to require businesses to to adopt protections for workers against the coronavirus.

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Your 'Doomscrolling' Breeds Anxiety. Here's How To Stop The Cycle

Sunday, July 19, 2020

So many of us do it: the long scroll through grim news on social media before bed. A cognitive behavioral specialist offers advice on how to stop "doomscrolling" for the sake of your mental health.

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Richmond, Va., Photographer Watches Familiar Anger Resurface In Recent Protests

Sunday, July 12, 2020

Regina Boone has been documenting the protests against Confederate statues for the Richmond Free Press. As the daughter of the paper's Black founders, she says, "This is not a new story for us."

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Kevin Kwan's New 'Sex And Vanity' Is A Summer Romp With A Satirical Sting

Sunday, June 28, 2020

For his latest novel, Kevin Kwan decided to update one of his own favorite books, A Room With a View. The result is Sex and Vanity, a fun, decadent whirl that manages to take on some serious subjects.

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Q&A: Are Face Mask Requirements Legal?

Sunday, June 28, 2020

"State and local governments have really quite broad authority" to mandate the use of face masks during a pandemic, says the head of American University's Health Law and Policy Program, Lindsay Wiley.

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For This 'Party Of Two', Distance Isn't The Only Bump On The Road

Sunday, June 21, 2020

Jasmine Guillory's latest starts with a meet-cute; L.A. lawyer Olivia Monroe runs into U.S. Senator Max Powell in a hotel bar. But they're divided by more than distance: Olivia is black, Max is white.

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'Taste The Nation' Proves Who's At The Heart Of American Food: Immigrants

Sunday, June 21, 2020

Top Chef host Padma Lakshmi is on a new journey, from familiar places like San Francisco's Chinatown to the lesser-known Little Lima in New Jersey — all places where immigrants shape America's food.

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Chloe x Halle On Releasing Their New Album During America's 'Ungodly Hour'

Sunday, June 14, 2020

The R&B duo Chloe and Halle Bailey talk about their sophomore album, Ungodly Hour, named after a phrase that describes insecurity, inner turmoil and a crisis of self-confidence.

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