Mandalit del Barco appears in the following:
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
An Alaska Native girl (Molly of Denali), an Andean boy (Pachamama), two half-brothers in Mesoamerica (Victor and Valentino): Three new animations feature Native people without bygone-era baggage.
Wednesday, July 10, 2019
Philip Freelon, chief architect of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, has died. He was diagnosed with ALS in 2016.
Sunday, June 16, 2019
Since 2005, San Francisco's La Cocina has helped low-income entrepreneurs grow their businesses. Some went on to recognition from the prestigious James Beard awards. A new book tells their stories.
Friday, June 14, 2019
Mexico's Minister of Culture called out fashion brand Carolina Herrera for appropriating embroidery techniques and patterns specific to Mexican indigenous communities.
Friday, June 07, 2019
A new film is inspired by the real-life story of Jimmie Fails, who hopes to reclaim his family's home in the gentrifying Fillmore District. It's also an ode to the city its creators used to know.
Sunday, May 26, 2019
D'Wayne Edwards is a legend in the world of sneakers. He was one of the first black sneaker designers and he created his own academy to give others a foot into the business.
Wednesday, May 15, 2019
It's a bittersweet ending for the team of writers and creators behind the hit CBS show. Writer Dave Goetsch says he simply cannot bring himself to turn off his daily Google alert for physics news.
Saturday, May 11, 2019
Now 88 years old, Cuba's musical matriarch wants to perform for audiences until she dies. "What I have left to live for is smiles," Portuondo says.
Thursday, May 09, 2019
A new documentary chronicles the life of a couple who left the city for a farm north of LA. They built a bio-diverse farm that survived the recent wildfires and offers lessons for sustainable living.
Friday, May 03, 2019
Mayhew was more than 7-feet tall, yet he said his furry Wookiee was a comforting "teddy bear" presence. Mayhew died at his home in Texas on Tuesday, according to a family statement released Thursday.
Monday, April 29, 2019
The 1991 film earned him two Oscar nods and a spot in history as the youngest person and first African American ever nominated for best director. Singleton died in Los Angeles after a stroke.
Thursday, April 11, 2019
Nearly 20,000 people gathered at LA's Staples Center to honor deceased rapper Nipsey Hussle in a public memorial service following his shooting death on March 31.
Thursday, April 11, 2019
On Thursday, Los Angeles celebrated the life of the rapper Nipsey Hussle, who was murdered on March 31 there.
Wednesday, April 03, 2019
In his feature film debut, Rashid Johnson directs Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks' adaptation of the classic Richard Wright novel. The movie is set to premiere on HBO this weekend.
Thursday, March 28, 2019
A new book by Mallory O'Meara explores the life of artist Milicent Patrick, who worked on Fantasia and costumed a legendary Hollywood monster — and then ran afoul of misogyny in the workplace.
Wednesday, March 27, 2019
Several months ago, the hills in Malibu were covered with wildfires. Now those same hills, which served as locations for M.A.S.H. and Planet of the Apes, are covered with wildflowers.
Friday, March 15, 2019
Netflix's cancellation of the One Day at a Time reboot has sparked sadness and outrage from its fans. Could a social media campaign can save the beloved show and its diverse cast?
Monday, March 04, 2019
Actor Luke Perry, best known for his role in the TV show Beverly Hills, 90210 died Monday, following a stroke last week. He was 52.
Monday, February 25, 2019
Green Book and Bohemian Rhapsody were big winners at Sunday night's Academy Awards. Green Book won three including best picture. Bohemian Rhapsody won four including best actor for Rami Malek.
Friday, February 22, 2019
Hannah Beachler is the first African-American to be nominated for an Academy Award for production design. Her work creating the cinematic world of Black Panther earned her the nod.