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Poet Amanda Gorman Reads ‘The Hill We Climb’

The 22-year-old composed a poem that acknowledges the recent insurrection attempt, but turns toward hope. “While we have our eyes on the future, history has…

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Poetry Challenge: Honor MLK By Describing How You Dream A World

As we celebrate the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. on Monday, Morning Edition asks for you to write a poem that starts with the…

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Car Concerts Offer Choirs A Way To Rehearse And Perform

This car choir solution is one that accomplished baritone David Newman came up with so that ensembles could sing “together.” The method uses microphones, a…

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In ‘Soul,’ Jon Batiste’s Music Helps Bring Pixar’s First Black Lead To Life

Batiste is one of several real-life musicians who consulted on the new Pixar film, about a middle-school band teacher who ends up in a fantastical…

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Best TV Of 2020: Great Shows Brought Us Together In A Difficult, Distanced Year

COVID-19 precautions kept us physically apart, but Fresh Air TV critic David Bianculli says shows such as Schitt’s Creek, Better Call Saul, Fargo and Lovecraft…

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‘The Three Greats’ Of Mexican Modernism Fought Tyranny With Art

Diego Rivera, José Clemente Orozco and David Alfaro Siqueiros — Los Tres Grandes — are the focus of an exhibition at the McNay Art Museum…

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‘The Flight Attendant’ Is A Fizzy, Dark And Funny Mystery

Kaley Cuoco plays a messy flight attendant in the HBO MAX series that begins when one very bad night leads to one very rough morning….

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Former President Obama Tells His Story His Way — And Makes His Case For History

Obama’s ascent thrilled millions, but also stirred a counter-movement that is still on the march. His new memoir A Promised Land covers his rise through…

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Minecraft Mock Poll Aims To Educate Kids About Voting

The voting simulation is hosted by Rock The Vote and aims to demystify the voting process by allowing kids to cast mock ballots on a…

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NEA Announces Its 2021 Jazz Masters

Four luminaries – Henry Threadgill, Terri Lynne Carrington, Jimmy “Tootie” Heath and Phil Schaap – will be inducted in a ceremony scheduled, virtually, for next…

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Americans Are Drinking 14% More Often During Pandemic, Study Finds

The study compared drinking habits of adults age 30-80 with their habits a year earlier. The study found the increase is most pronounced among women,…

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Dylan Farrow Spins A Tale Of Truth, Lies And Power In ‘Hush’

Dylan Farrow’s new young adult novel — based on her own experiences — is about plague-blighted land where a cabal of magical men can steal…

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‘His Very Best’ Calls Jimmy Carter ‘Perhaps The Most Misunderstood President’

Jonathan Alter tells Carter’s life story beautifully and with admirable fairness — while it’s evident that he admires Carter, he treats the former president as…

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Susan B. Anthony Museum Rejects President Trump’s Pardon Of The Suffragette

The director of the museum, Deborah L. Hughes, suggested that the best way to honor Anthony would be to take a clear stance against voter…

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Good Thinking: How Rodin Ensured The Financial Future Of His Paris Museum

The Rodin Museum in Paris is selling sculptures to pay the bills — and that’s exactly as the artist intended. When he died in 1917,…

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Where Are The Thousands Of Nazi-Looted Musical Instruments?

Researchers are still digging into the question and sharing their findings decades after the Nazis sacked the homes of Jews during World War II. (Image…

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The Harper’s Letter Is Really A Case Against Open Debate

Cultural and intellectual elites are trying to save themselves from accountability, not protect your free speech. The post The Harper’s Letter Is Really A Case…

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D. L. Hughley: ‘Everybody Knows’ Independence Day Didn’t Free Us All

In his new book, Surrender, White People!, Hughley suggests we consider whether our national holidays speak to the entire nation — along with other bitingly…

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Patrick Stewart On His Return To ‘Star Trek’: ‘I’m Braver Now Than I Was’

Stewart is back as Jean-Luc Picard in the CBS All Access series Star Trek: Picard. He says he’s changed as an actor over the years:…

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‘Artivist’ Nikkolas Smith Combines Art And Activism Into A Singular Superpower

For the past seven years, the Los Angeles-based artist has celebrated and mourned Black lives in his work. Smith’s portraits are sometimes unfinished — a…

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Psychiatrist Explores Possible Benefits Of Treating PTSD With Ecstasy Or Cannabis

Dr. Julie Holland thinks psychedelic drugs can be used in psychiatry to make treatment more efficient and effective. “This is sort of a new paradigm,”…

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