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'Just Ask!' Says Sonia Sotomayor. She Knows What It's Like To Feel Different

Sunday, September 01, 2019

We're all different and that's good, says the U.S. Supreme Court justice. Her new children's book about embracing diversity portrays kids of all abilities working together to create a gorgeous garden.


A Salvadoran Woman Took Refuge In A Maryland Church. She Still Can't Leave

Sunday, September 01, 2019

Fourteen years ago, Rosa Gutierrez Lopez sought safety in the U.S. after fleeing violence in El Salvador. To avoid deportation, she's been claiming sanctuary at a Maryland church for nine months.


'My Papi Has A Motorcycle' Pays Loving Tribute To A California Childhood

Sunday, August 25, 2019

Author Isabel Quintero and illustrator Zeke Peña worked together on My Papi Has a Motorcycle, a homage to Quintero's childhood in California's Inland Empire, and to her hard-working father.


One Word Builds A World In 'La La La'

Sunday, August 18, 2019

For her new book, author Kate DiCamillo gave illustrator Jamie Kim a challenge: A manuscript with only one word, "la." And Kim created a story of a lonely young girl who makes friends with the moon.


The Pinkneys Are A Picture Book Perfect, Author-Illustrator Couple

Sunday, August 11, 2019

Author Andrea Davis Pinkney and illustrator Brian Pinkney have been together for 30 years and collaborated on nearly 20 books. "It's fun to work with the one you love," Andrea says.


Isolated And Struggling, Many Seniors Are Turning To Suicide

Saturday, July 27, 2019

The golden years are thought to be a well-earned, carefree time in life. But adults 65 and older now account for almost 1 in 5 suicides in America.


How Prince Worked His Magic On The Bangles' 'Manic Monday'

Friday, June 21, 2019

In the 1980s, Prince wrote one of the Bangles' biggest hits, "Manic Monday." Now, The Prince Estate has released the demo version of the track as part of the artist's posthumous album, Originals.


After Husbands' Suicides, 'Best Widow Friends' Want Police Officers To Reach For Help

Sunday, June 09, 2019

Nicole Rikard, Kristen Clifford, Erin Gibson and Melissa Swailes were all married to officers who killed themselves. They want to end the stigma of police asking for help when facing mental illness.


These NBA Dancers Spin, Shimmy And Twerk. And They're All 50 Or Older

Sunday, April 07, 2019

Some things get better with age. Just ask the members of the Wizdom, a dance team for the NBA's Washington Wizards who are all 50 years old or older.


Piroshka Wields Political Discourse And Dreamy Guitars

Sunday, February 17, 2019

All veterans of the 1990s U.K. indie-pop scene, the rock quartet uses a textured, melodic sound to take on some very contemporary concerns.


Have You Never Seen 'A Face In The Crowd'? Watch It And Review It With Us

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

We all have movies we missed. ​This week, NPR's Weekend Edition wants to give you an excuse to watch A Face in the Crowd.


Have You Encountered Racist Caricatures Like Blackface In School Settings?

Thursday, February 07, 2019

Are you a person of color who experienced or heard of incidents of racist caricature while you were in school, either recently or in the past? NPR's Weekend Edition wants to hear your story.


Karim Wasfi's 'Spontaneous Compositions' Aid Stability In Iraq

Saturday, December 15, 2018

Renowned Iraqi conductor and cellist Karim Wasfi tells NPR's Scott Simon about his music, the challenges of his work and his commitment to his country.


Lost A Loved One In 2018? Tell Us About Them

Thursday, December 06, 2018

Is there a relative, friend or co-worker you lost who you think others should know about? Tell us about them, and we may share their story.


Calvin Klein's Obsession Could Be The Trick To Catching A Tiger

Sunday, October 14, 2018

Wildlife officials in India are trying to catch a tiger thought to be responsible for the deaths of several people. So far, no luck. But could the secret to success be under their noses?


Bearing Musical Witness To John B. McLemore, The Late Protagonist Of 'S-Town'

Sunday, April 22, 2018

Before his death in 2015, the subject of the hit podcast made music inspired by painter and ambient musician Tor Lundvall. Now, Lundvall is paying tribute to McLemore in return.


'Thunder Thighs': The Summer Anthem That Celebrates Every Woman

Sunday, July 02, 2017

The song and its irrepressible video are the handiwork of Brooklyn multimedia artist Miss Eaves, who says she wanted to show women of all body types, races, sexualities and ages.


Audio Installation Haunts Underground Arts Space In Washington, D.C.

Sunday, April 16, 2017

A new audio exhibit at Dupont Underground breathes life into an old, subterranean trolley station in Washington, D.C. The Wind That Blows Is All That Anybody Knows is by artist Eric Dickson.