This week PBS premiers a moving four-hour series The Black Church: This is Our Story. This is Our Song , tracing the 400-year-old story of the Black church in America from its bedrock role in the resilience and survival of Black Americans
- April 10, 2017Tyehimba Jess has just won the Pulitzer Prize for poetry!
- September 4, 2015In honor of Labor Day, here’s a stab at the impossible task of naming the best songs ever written about working people.
- February 23, 2015The "Glory" musicians and other Academy Award winners used the pedestal to promote social justice.
- May 28, 2014For over a century, American activists have employed folk music as an instrument of change.