- August 30, 2013Organizer Illai Kenney talks about the challenges that younger activists face in being heard in the modern civil rights movement, and the burdens and benefits of being young and black in America.
- May 18, 2012Author Jeff Chang on the history of hip hop and revolutionary rap music
- February 17, 2012We asked former Poet Laureate Rita Dove whom she considers the 21st century's Allen Ginsberg or Countee Cullen.
- September 8, 2007
Will Power is a playwright, actor, and educator who is credited as an early pioneer of hip-hop theater. His most recent play, DETROIT RED, tells the story of Malcolm X’s transformation from the hustler Detroit Red to the civil rights icon he would become as an adult. The play debuted in February 2020 with backing from ArtsEmerson in Boston. Power has received several awards for his work. Most recently, he was the recipient of the ...
- June 18, 2004 | NOWSome veterans' debilitating injuries are not being reported, possibly to keep Americans from knowing the true human cost of war. And is it too late to stop what some consider to be genocide in Sudan?