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From Michael Stewart to Michael Brown: A Reflection on #Ferguson October

Martha S. Jones | Posted 01.14.2015 | Black Voices
Martha S. Jones

Before arriving in Ferguson, I had never retold Michael Stewart's story, or my own. I'd hoped to spare the next generation. Still, Stewart's killing has never left me. It indelibly marked my soul and informs how I move through everyday life: wary, guarded, even afraid, and believing that our bodies are the front lines in a contest over race, rights, and who counts for what.

Bensonhurst Case and Do the Right Thing Revisited 25 Years Later

Robert David Jaffee | Posted 10.11.2014 | Politics
Robert David Jaffee

Tawana Told The Truth! So blared the graffiti in Bed-Stuy in Spike Lee's Do the Right Thing, a film that was released roughly 25 years ago, in the summer of 1989 and, according to legend, served as the first date for Barack Obama and his future wife, Michelle.

How Jim Dale Turned His 60+ Years in Show Business Into 90 Minutes of Broadway Magic

Jim Hill | Posted 08.09.2014 | Entertainment
Jim Hill

So how do you know Jim Dale? To be honest, it kind of depends on which decade you grew up in.

Easy Listener: Tom Wopat, Kevin Dozier, John Lloyd Young Are Singers You Need to Know

David Finkle | Posted 07.28.2013 | Entertainment
David Finkle

Hey music lovers, let's consider--for want of a better term--pop crooners. At the moment, the greater listening public seems to think there are only ...

Suspect In Cop Killing Found Dead

AP | PAUL FOY | Posted 07.24.2013 | Crime

OGDEN, Utah — A Utah Army veteran was found hanging dead Friday in his jail cell as he awaited trial on charges of killing a police officer and ...

New Boundaries Of Digital Storytelling

Posted 01.11.2013 | Books

A new initiative by the Brown University creative nonfiction program is exploring the potential of digital nonfiction through some of the web's most u...

Naked, Bath-Salts Smoking Mom Gave Birth, Attacked Nurse: Cops

Posted 07.09.2012 | Crime

A Pennsylvania mom who had just given birth is accused of smoking synthetic "bath salts" in the hospital and going on a violent rampage, assaulting a ...

First Nighter: Cy Coleman's Best is Yet to Come is Here Now at 59E59 Theaters

David Finkle | Posted 07.27.2011 | Arts
David Finkle

The best is yet to come? Not this time. It's already here as it deliciously unfolds by way of singers Sally Mayes, Lillias White and Rachel York.