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Gloria Teal


The spark that lit the gay rights movement, four decades later

Need to Know spoke with David Carter, a historian who has documented the 1969 Stonewall riots and their impact on the struggle for gay rights in America.


Infinite fest: a roundup of summer’s best music

Need to Know compiles a rundown of the best live music festivals taking place this summer.


‘Law & Order’: R.I.P

Crime has dropped in New York since the show began, but the murder rate was always up on one of America’s longest-running shows. Need to Know bids farewell.


Interview: Somalia is a ‘nation of poets’

Images of Somalia in the West speak to its war-torn history, but the country has a deeply rooted poetic tradition.