Sam Sanders appears in the following:
Sunday, June 28, 2020
It's Been A Minute host Sam Sanders talks with Kenya Young, executive producer of Morning Edition and mother of three boys about "the talk" that Black parents have with their kids.
Wednesday, June 24, 2020
In the midst of a pandemic, protests and racial unrest, best-selling author James McBride tells NPR's It's Been A Minute he is hopeful that Americans can come together.
Thursday, June 04, 2020
Comedian Hasan Minhaj recently returned to Netflix with his award-winning show, Patriot Act, after it was initially postponed because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Tuesday, May 05, 2020
People are watching much more TV during the pandemic. Minutes spent streaming, compared to this time last year, more than doubled. But the industry is still taking a huge financial beating.
Wednesday, March 18, 2020
On this day in 2008, in the heat of the presidential campaign, Barack Obama gave a major speech on race. But it sounds very different now given how cultural attitudes have changed over 12 years.
Saturday, January 25, 2020
Weekends are supposed to be time off, but often they get filled up with errands. NPR's Life Kit podcast has some suggestions on how to relax when your weekend gets busy.
Friday, January 24, 2020
Hailed as a neo-soul smash in 2000, D'Angelo's Voodoo now feels decades more lived-in than its peers. The album's engineer, Russell Elevado, says sounding "old" became the key to sounding timeless.
Thursday, January 23, 2020
A close look at Occupy Wall Street reveals a lasting legacy. Occupy lasted barely three months, and was messy and disorganized, but had a profound effect on the conversation in the Democratic Party.
Tuesday, October 08, 2019
Award-winning poet Saeed Jones is out with a memoir that breaks the rules of the traditional memoir narrative. The book is called, How We Fight For Our Lives.
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
The influencer market on Instagram is expected to reach more than $2.5 billion in 2020. What is it like to be an influencer, and what role has this model played in changing the advertising industry?
Friday, August 23, 2019
After Popeyes introduced its new crispy fried chicken sandwich, it started a Twitter war. How did it blow up, and what does it mean for companies eager to capitalize on viral marketing?
Tuesday, August 06, 2019
America's birthrate continues to decline, and young people are having less sex, amid career pressures and a confusing online dating scene. The declining fertility rate raises alarms for the economy.
Friday, July 19, 2019
Instagram is experiment hiding the number of likes on posts. The company says it wants people to be more comfortable expressing themselves and less focused on their tally of likes.
Tuesday, July 09, 2019
Many millennials receive financial help from their parents to pay off student debt and buy homes. That trend is shaping their attitudes toward money and the general responsibilities of adulthood.
Thursday, June 27, 2019
Drag is experiencing a golden age, thanks to TV's RuPaul's Drag Race. But the tradition of drag performance has its roots as far back as Greece and has gone through a radical evolution in the U.S.
Wednesday, June 26, 2019
June is LGBTQ pride month, and some of the loudest and proudest people in those communities are drag queens. The TV show RuPaul's Drag Race has pushed drag culture into the mainstream.
Monday, June 10, 2019
The magic of Robyn's millennial anthem is its bait and switch: It's a fun, energetic dance song about being lonely and heartbroken. And yet, the minute you hear it, you instantly feel less alone.
Tuesday, May 07, 2019
How do artists these days think about their work in our social media world? Sites like Instagram and YouTube are changing the way art is consumed, marketed and made.
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Many young people participate in the rental economy. They own less stuff than their parents' generation, and they rent or share a lot more. For some it's a choice; for others, a necessity.
Tuesday, April 23, 2019
When she posed in 2017 with a mock-severed head of President Trump, comedian Kathy Griffin's career crumbled. She's out with a film: Kathy Griffin: A Hell of a Story, about life after the controversy.