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Thursday, June 02, 2022
At the beginning of lockdown, the legendary funk bassist began posting uplifting messages to Instagram, where they found a receptive audience in drummer Adam Deitch of the band Lettuce.
Thursday, May 19, 2022
NPR's Rachel Martin talks to writer Raquel Willis about Kendrick Lamar's song "Auntie Diaries" which has divided trans people with its story of how he came to accept his relatives' gender identities.
Tuesday, May 03, 2022
Talib Kweli discusses the return of Black Star after 24 years, including a return to some of the duo's foundational themes — black excellence, unity, Pan-Africanism and the raising of consciousness.
Thursday, April 07, 2022
Tejano singer Selena died in 1995. NPR's A Martinez talks to Maria Garcia, creator and host of the podcast Anything for Selena, about projects that will keep Selena's music alive for new generations.
Wednesday, January 26, 2022
Tagaq, a recipient of the national Polaris Music Prize, discusses the subjugation of Canada's Indigenous people and her hopes for healing through acknowledging that difficult history.
Thursday, January 20, 2022
Zara Rutherford set off from Belgium in August to circle the globe in her Shark UL plane. Five months later, she landed back home, having landed in 41 countries on five continents.
Friday, November 12, 2021
Gen. David Berger, commandant of the Marine Corps, has a new plan to recruit and retain Marines, as the service seeks to prioritize growing a corps of highly skilled and educated workers.
Friday, September 10, 2021
"We're all taught that the success of a relationship has to somehow correlate with the length of it... I just don't think that that's fully accurate." The singer-songwriter's new album is out today.
Monday, April 19, 2021
Belugas play, a sperm whale nurses, and orcas teach their pups to hunt in a series of photographs from National Geographic photographer and explorer Brian Skerry.
Wednesday, April 14, 2021
Kishi Bashi reflects on the Asian American experience and the pain of pursuing acceptance in his Morning Edition Song Project entry, "For Every Voice That Never Sang."
Wednesday, March 31, 2021
"Outside Myself," Infinity Song's entry for the Morning Edition Song Project, is about trying to remember the big, wide world outside of you.
Saturday, March 20, 2021
The first time Jason Burt listened to his grandfather's World War II Army Air Force Band recordings after finding them in his attic, "it was like my own private concert with my grandpa."
Wednesday, February 03, 2021
2020 was set to be a fruitful year for the artist, full of travel and music. In her contribution to Morning Edition's Song Project, she faces the reality of that loss and finds hope in starting over.
Thursday, January 21, 2021
Just Scream is simple: Dial the hotline. Wait for the beep. Scream. Hang up. Feel free to leave everything from horror-movie wails and to messages of hope. But hurry up — the line closes Thursday.
Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Downs speaks with Rachel Martin about "Dark Eyes," a song inspired by essential workers from Native American communities who are often overlooked.
Wednesday, January 13, 2021
On Sunday, the Delaware Humane Society will honor the "wags to riches" journey of the future first dog with a virtual ceremony. The Bidens adopted Major from the shelter in 2018.
Wednesday, January 06, 2021
Country singer Brandy Clark wrote her new song, "Remember Me Beautiful," for the Morning Edition Song Project after a writing session with friends who had lost relatives during the pandemic.
Friday, November 13, 2020
The Grammy winner's new album comes after a false start in the studio, a few personal heartaches and some big adjustments to life as a public figure.
Wednesday, November 11, 2020
Nguyen processes feelings of dread in her new song for Morning Edition's Song Project, written after the skies over San Francisco turned orange from wildfire haze.
Friday, October 30, 2020
With just days left until Nov. 3, NPR explores what's on the minds of some voters from this swing state. For a dairy farmer, it's his farm. For others in Milwaukee, it's driving Black voter turnout.