Linguist Sarah Ogilvie takes us into the archives of the Oxford English Dictionary.
Dick speaks with Ashley Bryan, best known for his children's books, about the Harlem Renaissance, Black American spirituals, and the power of voice.
Author G. Neri reads a passage from his book about a boy named Marcus, "Chess Rumble."
We hear the story of an American folk song, "This Land is Your Land."
Anna Schuleit is a MacArthur Genius Award winner. Her dramatic, large scale work is often based on things like abandoned buildings, and the remnants of war.
Bringing back the solos of the Harlem Boys and Girls Choirs.
Ivette Cepeda brings the music of Cuba to the U.S.
In an occasional series, we ask authors if they’ve ever met their literary heroes. Essayist and novelist Andrew Lam talks about meeting his hero, fiction writer Russell Banks.
When illustrator James Gulliver Hancock moved to New York City in 2009, he started to get familiar with the city by illustrating its buildings. He has compiled his sketches in his new book.
Bill Munroe, the inventor of bluegrass music.
American scientist Margaret Palmer took a rare trip to North Korea and exchanged ideas with North Korean scientists.
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