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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.
Sunday, November 10, 2019
With lockdown drills now commonplace in public schools, experts question if they're doing more harm than good. "We don't light a fire in the hallway to practice fire drills," one professor tells NPR.
Sunday, August 25, 2019
Daniel Ortner grew up Jewish, but when tragedy struck his family, he abandoned faith altogether. When he found God again, this time as a Mormon, a missionary trip helped him reconnect with his roots.
Sunday, August 11, 2019
PJ Morton found mainstream success as the keyboardist for Maroon 5. But over the past few years, he's been making waves with his solo work — most recently with PAUL, out now.
Sunday, July 28, 2019
Unaccompanied minors cross the border without family or support. "Any kid that's in my house is, at least while they're here, safe," says one foster mother, Christi.
Sunday, June 23, 2019
Professional chefs in Washington, D.C., were paired with refugee and asylum-seeker chefs this past week so that the refugees could give guests a taste of their home countries through food.
Saturday, June 01, 2019
Eid, the end of Ramadan, can be an especially trying time for converts to Islam. Many of them are without family and friends on a holiday where community is at the forefront.
Saturday, April 27, 2019
Jane Kemp grew up in a non-denominational Protestant church, but when she learned her adopted son had Jewish ancestry, it set her on a path to conversion she never could have imagined.