Poet, author and activist Maya Angelou dies at age 86


Celebrated author, poet, artist and activist Maya Angelou passed away May 28 at the age of 86. She is known across the globe for her elegant language and passion toward civil rights. Continue reading

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Arts program inspires students to strive for success


A dance program in New Mexico engages and motivates students to strive for excellence using the arts. Continue reading

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“Breaking Bad” star Bryan Cranston takes on role of Lyndon Johnson in new Broadway play


DOWNLOAD VIDEO Bryan Cranston, best known for his portrayal of a chemistry teacher turned meth cook and violent drug lord in the popular TV show…read more

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Marian Anderson and the concert that challenged racism


DOWNLOAD VIDEO Seventy-five years ago Marian Anderson sang to a crowd of 75,000 in front of the Lincoln Memorial in a stirring statement against racism.…read more

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Poetry brings happiness to troubled teens


A unique program in Seattle teaches teens who are in jail, on the streets, or in other ways leading difficult lives to write poetry as a way to triumph over their experiences. Continue reading

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