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100 years ago, 'Carol of the Bells' came to America — from Ukraine

Friday, December 02, 2022

"Carol of the Bells" is a Christmas staple in the U.S., but it was written by a Ukrainian composer and first came to the U.S. 100 years ago — when Ukrainians were fighting for freedom.


Encore: Drummer Terri Lyne Carrington on her book, 'New Standards'

Monday, November 28, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers talks with drummer Terri Lyne Carrington, who compiled a book of lead sheets by women composers after she couldn't find one herself. Her book is called "New Standards."


Bluegrass icon Billy Strings brings it back home on new album with his dad

Saturday, November 26, 2022

Celebrated bluegrass musician Billy Strings has a new album out, which he made with his dad, Terry Barber.


Bluegrass icon Billy Strings recorded his new album with his dad

Friday, November 25, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with bluegrass musician Billy Strings and his dad who taught him how to play guitar, Terry Barber, about their new album, "Me/And/Dad."


What a lettuce farm in Senegal reveals about climate-driven migration in Africa

Wednesday, November 16, 2022

People from all over West Africa come to Rufisque in western Senegal to labor in the lettuce fields – planting seeds and harvesting vegetables.


How Senegal's artists are changing the system with a mic and spray paint

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

A cultural center in Senegal is creating a safe space where artists can use their platform to speak about climate change while also finding opportunities in the art and music scene.


'Stay here, work here, succeed here': Why this Senegalese woman is against migration

Monday, November 14, 2022

Yaram Fall is staunchly against people leaving Africa to build their lives elsewhere. "The development of Africa comes from its own people," she says.


He has attempted the journey to Europe three times, and refuses to give up

Monday, November 14, 2022

Mamadou Niang has decided he has no choice but to leave his native Senegal. Salinization has made it impossible to farm his family's land.


People smugglers keep trying to recruit this boat captain. He keeps refusing

Sunday, November 13, 2022

Years of captaining a boat have shaped Pape Dieye's calm and reassuring presence in Senegal. These qualities have also caught the eye of people hoping to make the dangerous journey to Europe.


Saint-Louis is being swallowed by the sea. Residents are bracing for a new reality

Friday, November 11, 2022

The problem is as simple as it is devastating: the Atlantic Ocean is expanding into Senegal, and Saint-Louis is ground zero. Every year, the island loses a little bit of land to the sea.


Travel diary: Tracking climate, migration and the far-right from Africa to Europe

Tuesday, November 08, 2022

Welcome to the travel blog for the NPR project that examined how the ripples of climate change radiate outward.


How one county clerk in Michigan is preparing for a rocky election day

Monday, November 07, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Justin Roebuck, Ottawa County, Michigan county clerk, about election integrity and misinformation.


Meta announces another drop in revenue

Thursday, October 27, 2022

Facebook and Instagram's parent company announced another drop in revenue. Like many other internet companies, Meta relies on digital advertising, one of the first things to go in a tight economy.


The Syrian Cassette Archive, preserving a disappearing history

Monday, October 03, 2022

When Yamen Mekdad and Mark Gergis met in 2018, the pair combined their love of Syrian cassettes into a project aiming to save them — and share them more widely.


Terri Lyne Carrington addresses women's omission from jazz canon with 'New Standards'

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

After finding an abysmally low number of women artists' work within jazz's unoffical book of standards, Carrington set out to fix the problem with a book of her own.


On debut solo album, Marcus Mumford explores healing, mercy and forgiveness

Friday, September 16, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers chats with Marcus Mumford about his debut solo album, Self-Titled, which is a deeply personal exploration of healing, mercy and forgiveness.


Grammy-winning drummer Antonio Sanchez discusses the making of 'Bad Hombre Vol. II'

Monday, August 29, 2022

The Grammy-winning jazz drummer Antonio Sanchez returns with a stacked list of guest artists, including his legendary abuelo, for the second volume of his Bad Hombre project.


Author of 'Taliban' reflects on how the group has changed since it was last in power

Tuesday, August 09, 2022

In 2001, author and journalist Ahmed Rashid wrote the definitive account of the Taliban and its origins. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly now speaks with Rashid, a year after the Taliban re-took Afghanistan.


The Arab Spring's last experiment in democracy is over

Friday, July 29, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Shadi Hamid, senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, about Tunisia's new constitutional referendum that gives President Kais Saied near total power.


The debut album from NoSo is a postcard to a former, younger self

Friday, July 15, 2022

Abby Hwong, who makes music as NoSo, talks with NPR's Ailsa Chang about getting comfortable in their own skin and their debut album, Stay Proud Of Me.