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The death of a Palestinian olive farmer emphasizes conflict over land

Friday, November 10, 2023

Settler violence is on the rise in the West Bank.


Arnold Schwarzenegger has one main guiding principle: 'Be Useful'

Friday, October 06, 2023

Champion bodybuilder, Hollywood superstar, Governor of California — Arnold Schwarzenegger offers a few pieces of advice about living a successful life in his new book Be Useful.


'The everyday can be just fine'

Friday, September 22, 2023

The New York icons whose songs pulled rock inside out (and whose breakup was nearly as legendary) gather for the first time in years to discuss their rereleased concert film, Stop Making Sense.


Libyan poet Mustafa al-Trabelsi, who warned of flood risks, died in Derna flood

Thursday, September 21, 2023

NPR's Leila Fadel speaks with Libyan writer Khaled Mattawa. He translated a poem by Mustafa al-Trabelsi, who wrote about the flood risks in Libya before he died in them.


Matthew McConaughey's book 'Just Because' is judgment-free

Tuesday, September 12, 2023

NPR's A Martinez speaks with actor Matthew McConaughey about his new children's book, Just Because, which offers life lessons in couplets.


Pidgeon Pagonis reveals a long held secret in 'Nobody Needs to Know'

Tuesday, August 15, 2023

Author Pidgeon Pagonis discovered the truth about their gender identity when they were in college. Now they tell their story hoping to help others.


Madhur Jaffrey's no fuss introduction to Indian cooking

Thursday, July 20, 2023

Madhur Jaffrey says she never took cooking seriously, and it may be her secret to her success: "I love to eat and when you do, you think of all the possibilities."


The creator of luxury brand Brother Vellies is fighting for justice in fashion

Thursday, July 06, 2023

Shoes and accessories designed by Aurora James sell for hundreds, even thousands, of dollars. In Wildflower, James details how hard it was to get here and the imbalanced economics of high fashion.


A new documentary on the band Wham! shows the 'temporal nature of youth'

Wednesday, July 05, 2023

The pop duo Wham! was only around for four years, but its songs have lasted decades. Chris Smith's Netflix documentary tells its history from the viewpoints of George Michael and Andrew Ridgeley.


VP Kamala Harris says the Supreme Court took rights from the people of America

Monday, July 03, 2023

Vice President Harris tells voters at Essence Fest to elect people to Congress who can address policy that cannot be done through executive action.


Virginia Johnson on her time at Dance Theatre of Harlem: 'It was love'

Wednesday, June 28, 2023

When Virginia Johnson joined the Dance Theatre of Harlem, it was often confused with the Harlem Globetrotters basketball team. This week Johnson retires as artistic director of the pioneering company.


The Tulsa Race Massacre is recounted through family memories in 'Built from the Fire'

Saturday, June 10, 2023

One family, the Goodwins, was forever changed by the attacks in Oklahoma more than a century ago and worked to ensure Tulsa acknowledged the truth about what happened.


'Never Have I Ever' star Ramakrishnan says anyone can relate to Devi's growth

Thursday, June 08, 2023

NPR's Asma Khalid speaks with actress Maitreyi Ramakrishnan about the final season of Never Have I Ever. Over the last three seasons, viewers have watched her character Devi Vishwakumar evolve.


Advice from a recovering workaholic: break free

Monday, May 08, 2023

How to achieve that hard-to-hit goal of work/life balance? NPR's A Martinez asks Bryan Robinson, author of Chained to the Desk in a Hybrid World.


'Biting the Hand': Korean American author calls for weaponizing invisibility

Wednesday, April 19, 2023

Korean American author Julia Lee pulls no punches about the experience of being Asian in the U.S. today, in her memoir Biting the Hand: Growing Up Asian in Black and White America.


Poetry Challenge: Tell us how naps restore you

Friday, March 03, 2023

Kwame Alexander, our poet-in-residence, loves power naps. Write a poem about how a nap helps you restore, and it may be read on Morning Edition.


Let It Be Morning shines light on Palestinians' unease with the status quo in Israel

Friday, February 03, 2023

NPR's Leila Fadel speaks with Israeli filmmaker Eran Kolirin and Palestinian actor Alex Bakri about the film 'Let it Be Morning'.


Ilyon Woo's new book explores the relentless pursuit of freedom

Tuesday, January 24, 2023

In "Master Slave Husband Wife," Ilyon Woo describes the story of Ellen and William Craft escaping slavery.


Banned Books: Maia Kobabe explores gender identity in 'Gender Queer'

Wednesday, January 04, 2023

Maia Kobabe set out to express an experience with gender identity. The graphic memoir Gender Queer is now the most banned book in the United States, according to the American Library Association.


Banned Books: Author Jerry Craft on telling stories all kids can identify with

Wednesday, December 28, 2022

Jerry Craft published the Newbury award-winning graphic novel New Kid in 2019. The novel focuses on the experience of being Black and the "new kid" at a predominantly white school.