Why This Poet Says There Is No ‘Single Story Spun On A Single Tongue’

Erica Dawson, a professor and writer, said she was surprised while on book tour recently to be faced with the same question over and over again, about speaking for “the black...

How Muslim Women'S Fashion Is Shaping Conversation Around Creativity And Power

What’s long been referred to as the “modest” fashion of Muslim women has grown into a major industry generating hundreds of billions of dollars annually. The first U.S....

Critical Yemeni Port City Clings To Fragile Truce

Houthi rebels control the critical Yemeni port of Hodeidah, but they are now encircled by fighters loyal to the country’s internationally recognized government. In the ravaged...

Why the rise of the electric scooter has been a bumpy ride

It began with just 10 electric scooters in Santa Monica, California, but soon sidewalks and streets were flooded with thousands of them. Essentially skateboards with handles that...

Octavio Solis on growing up a ‘skinny brown kid' on the U.S.-Mexico border

As politicians spar over immigration, playwright Octavio Solis recounts his childhood as a “skinny brown kid” in El Paso in his memoir “Retablos”. Solis says that though...

Poet Phil Kaye Remembers his Grandfather and Reimagines Traditional Masculinity

Phil Kaye is a Japanese-American poet and filmmaker and co-director of "Project Voice," an organization that partners with schools to bring poetry into the classroom. He shares...

Nonprofit Helping Low-Income Patients Describes Itself As ‘Match.Com Meets The Peace Corps’

Physician shortages, as well as cost and distance, can make specialty care prohibitive for many low-income patients. A nonprofit aims to tackle those challenges by utilizing...

Doris Kearns Goodwin on What Today's Leaders Can Learn From Past ‘Turbulent Times'

In her new book, “Leadership in Turbulent Times,” presidential historian Doris Kearns Goodwin explores the trajectories of Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Franklin D....

Michael Lewis Traces the ‘Gutting of the Civil Service' Under Trump

Bestselling author Michael Lewis says the idea that civil servants are “lazy or stupid or dead weight on the society is...the most sinister idea alive in this country right...

What asylum-seekers meet when they try to cross legally

U.S. officials have maintained that potential asylum-seekers entering at legal border crossings will not be prosecuted and will be processed in turn. But the process isn't always...

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