We humans love to talk, but not so much to listen. Why? Because true dialogue takes courage, and a willingness to be “dead wrong.”
Mayumi Tsutakawa’s father served in the US army in World War II, yet her mother was forced into a camp. On the 75th anniversary of Executive Order 9066, she discusses its history through her family’s experience.
Why is Islam paradoxically one of the most hotly discussed—and least understood—topics today?
Think conspiracy theories are a new phenomenon in US politics? Nope—they’ve been around since the Founders.
Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein” is nearly 200 years old. So why does it seem more timely than ever?
With “Hugo and Rose,” author Bridget Foley turned a dream she had into a novel about “potty training, giant spiders, a three-headed snake, and particle physics.”
“They keep shooting holes in the bottom of the boat and they don’t know why the ship is sinking.” Milt Priggee on political cartooning in the fragile age of the American newspaper.
We’ve long believed animals make sounds only for communication purposes, but a wildlife biologist hears in their calls a musician’s appreciation for beauty.
Just a half mile from her house, Llyn De Danaan stumbled across a gravestone that changed the course of her research. Now she is teaching others how to discover the history all around them.
A spiritual was more than a song, says Speakers Bureau presenter Gloria Burgess. It was a vital part of a slave’s daily life, a link to an African past, a spark for modern American music, and a coded message.