On Thursday’s NewsHour, Jeffrey Brown reports on three artists from Cairo with their own perspectives on the fascinating city he visited earlier this year: jewelry maker Azza Fahmy, conceptual artist Lara Baladi and dancer and choreographer Karima Mansour.
An old piano factory in the South Bronx might not be the first place you’d look for a movie studio, but that’s just where you will find the Ghetto Film School and a group of aspiring teenage filmmakers putting the finishing touches on their first movie.
Barack Obama’s inauguration marks a turning point for the civil rights movement. Experts mull the event’s significance and how it may shift the conversation over race in America. Continue reading
Helen Suzman, the South African anti-apartheid activist and Nobel Peace Prize nominee has died at her home in Johannesburg at age 91. The NewsHour’s Robert MacNeil discussed her views in a 1989 interview. Continue reading
From Virginia Tech to Mumbai, young men have tragically searched for meaning in random acts of violence. Richard Rodriguez reflects on the world’s “lost boys” in an essay. Continue reading
In the wake of Zimbabwe’s cholera outbreak, worsening food shortages and political unrest, some international leaders are urging embattled President Robert Mugabe to step down. An analyst provides an update on the situation. Continue reading
Doctors, teachers and union members clashed with riot police in the streets of Zimbabwe’s capital of Harare as they protested the country’s deepening economic meltdown and a cholera epidemic that has been blamed on poor infrastructure. Continue reading