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NPR's Arun Rath speaks with Native American journalist Vincent Schiller about what led a group of Native American actors to walk off the set of Adam Sandler's Netflix movie — and why others stayed.
The largest Armenian population in the United States lives in Glendale, Calif. NPR's Arun Rath attended a vigil to commemorate the centennial of mass killings of Armenians by the Ottoman Empire.
Chad Clark of Beauty Pill wrote "Steven and Tiwonge" around how the two char...
Chad Clark of the band Beauty Pill walks us through creating "Steven and Tiwonge," a song about a gay couple in Malawi sentenced to 14 years in prison for their sexuality.
Turkey is gradually allowing minority populations more avenues of expression, including in the arts. This week, thousands attended a rare and moving Istanbul performance of Armenian music and poetry.
Dallas Mildenhall, New Zealand's forensic pollen expert, peers at samples th...
Dallas Mildenhall is one of the world's few forensic pollen experts. He recently identified a rare, mutated pollen grain that helped police crack a murder case in his native New Zealand.
Toni Morrison's novels include Beloved, The Bluest Eye and Song of Solomon. ...
Nobel laureate Morrison reflects on her life and her regrets; Maureen Corrigan reviews a reissue of four of Macdonald's 1950s novels; SNL alum Forte discusses comedy and Bruce Dern's acting advice.