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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.
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."
Saturday, November 26, 2022
Celebrated bluegrass musician Billy Strings has a new album out, which he made with his dad, Terry Barber.
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."
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Tuesday, November 08, 2022
Welcome to the travel blog for the NPR project that examined how the ripples of climate change radiate outward.
Monday, November 07, 2022
NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Justin Roebuck, Ottawa County, Michigan county clerk, about election integrity and misinformation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.