Kadir Nelson was inspired by Kwame Alexander’s poem. It “spoke to excellence, and perseverance, and triumph amidst adversity,” Nelson says. “It was an ode to the sung and unsung heroes in history.”
A group of men all named Josh Cohen went to a new off-Broadway musical The Other Josh Cohen. It’s a common Jewish name. One of them thought the show was about him, for good reason.
In a video that has been viewed millions of times, the young black man has his hair cut by a team trainer so he can compete. The referee, who is white, has been accused of racist conduct before.
The U.S. Agency for International Development told grant recipients by email Saturday to start planning for the possibility that their funding could end by January 31.
If you look at it broadly, the country music scene can appear frustratingly stagnant, with little growth for women and trailblazers. But from every corner, a rising generation is making progress.
Monáe’s Dirty Computer can be found on just about every list of the best albums of 2018 — and it topped NPR’s. The songwriter, actress and self-styled media exec says it could only have happened now.
In the latest Broadway play by Jez Butterworth, the body of a man who was violently “disappeared” 10 years ago has been found in a bog. It augurs bad things for the dead man’s family.
Advocates say the Trump administration’s rollback of nutrition requirements could lead to school meals that are inconsistent with federal dietary guidelines.
Tighter regulations on oyster harvesting have helped reduce the number of people affected by the deadly bacteria Vibrio vulnificus, but warming waters have allowed the bacteria to expand and thrive.