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Sunday, August 29, 2021
The Smithsonian American Art Museum has bought a collection of early photographs, including very rare daguerreotypes from three early Black photographers dating to the mid 19th century.
Saturday, July 24, 2021
Virtuoso guitarist Sunny War is releasing her first album for the first time. It's called Seems You Haven't Learned.
Sunday, June 27, 2021
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks to musician and singer L'Rain about her latest album Fatigue.
Sunday, April 18, 2021
Aftab's third record, Vulture Prince, was completed after the loss of her younger brother; it weaves grief and longing through the different styles the artist dabbles with.
Sunday, March 28, 2021
NPR's Sarah McCammon talks to Amy Lee, the co-founder and singer of Evanescence, about her band's first new album of original material in nearly a decade.
Sunday, March 14, 2021
Carol Burnett, who heads an advocacy group for child care centers, says the funds will help mothers enormously — "whether they're trying to get out of poverty" or "find a pathway to higher income."
Friday, December 11, 2020
NPR's Weekend Edition wants to hear from you about what hardships you've been through this year that have helped you grow and gain something.
Saturday, September 12, 2020
The leader of the Colombian band was building an archive of nature sounds as a hobby when his music and activism instincts kicked in, resulting in the album Monte.
Sunday, July 26, 2020
For more than 40 years, 96.3 WHUR-FM broadcast Patrick Ellis's beloved and popular radio show Gospel Spirit Sunday mornings, filling the homes and cars of Washington, D.C., with the sound of church.
Saturday, July 25, 2020
The symbols of America's racist past have been under intense scrutiny since the protests against police brutality erupted nationwide. Now, the traditional music community is having its own reckoning.
Sunday, July 05, 2020
Sisters Este, Danielle and Alana discuss mining personal fears and pain to write their third album, which they've given the clever acronym WIMPIII.
Sunday, June 14, 2020
The R&B duo Chloe and Halle Bailey talk about their sophomore album, Ungodly Hour, named after a phrase that describes insecurity, inner turmoil and a crisis of self-confidence.
Saturday, June 06, 2020
NPR's Scott Simon talks with Sharon Kay, general manager of Fisk University's WFSK about serving its audience as protests continue in Nashville over police brutality.
Saturday, May 16, 2020
NPR's Scott Simon talks with the R&B singer dubbed "the Ugandan Frank Ocean" about his album GERG and his experience reconciling his sexuality with the community that raised him.
Sunday, May 03, 2020
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro speaks to Raquel Berrios and Luis Alfredo Del Valle, a husband and wife indie-pop duo who moved home to Puerto Rico in the aftermath of Hurricanes Irma and Maria in 2017.
Sunday, April 05, 2020
Kandace Springs' latest album consists of covers of the women in jazz she idolized growing up. "It's a tribute record to give back to what they've inspired me to do as an artist," she says.
Sunday, March 22, 2020
NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with Almeta Ingram-Miller about reforming her late mother's gospel group, the new album Take a Look in the Book and how gospel can provide comfort in times of crisis.
Sunday, February 16, 2020
Radio producer Jocelyn Robinson is trying to save archival audio and help historically black colleges and universities start thinking about the importance of preserving their precious history.
Sunday, February 02, 2020
The Super Bowl is a big day for guacamole, which could also mean more ER visits. A recent study links avocado consumption to hand injuries.
Sunday, December 08, 2019
A competition brought hundreds of architects, designers and engineers together to build a mini version of the Italian city out of Snickers, Mars bars, Jellybeans, cereal, gummy bears and more.