Juneteenth celebrates the emancipation of enslaved Black Americans, and Pride Month celebrates the LGBTQ+ community. But while representation of both communities has grown in mainstream culture, it still lags behind for people who are members of both communities. In documentarian…
By Ivette Feliciano, Zachary Green
On this first federal Juneteenth holiday, Author and Historian Annette Gordon-Reed talks to Jeffrey Brown about the importance of this date through her personal history growing up in Texas. This reporting is part of NewsHour's arts and culture series, CANVAS.
By Jeffrey Brown, Anne Azzi Davenport, Alison Thoet
Colorism — or discrimination against darker-skinned people within their same ethnic group — lurks deep among pretty much all communities with varying levels of melanin. But it doesn’t get talked about, and that could be a setback for the racial…
By Astrid Galvan, Associated Press
The city is renaming 16 of its parks and recreation areas to honor the legacies of Black Americans.
By Joshua Barajas
By Jeffrey Brown, Anne Azzi Davenport
A new book, "Finding Freedom in the Lost Kitchen," details the trials and triumphs of the Maine restaurant that has been attracting attention internationally from foodies — and from culinary taste-makers like James Beard. As Jeffrey Brown reports, “finding freedom''…
By Amna Nawaz, Wyatt Mayes, Joshua Barajas, Rebecca Newman, Dorothy Hastings
A new documentary opens with a startling statistic: There were at least 200 lesbian bars, at their peak, in the late 1980s. Today, 21 remain.
Quiara Alegria Hudes is a Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright and collaborated with Lin-Manuel Miranda on the Tony Award-winning musical "In The Heights." Hudes has also written a deeply personal memoir — “My Broken Language" — on navigating life as the daughter…
By Ivette Feliciano, Mori Rothman
The renowned Tribeca Film Festival opened its curtains on Wednesday for the 20th year in New York City, becoming the first major post-pandemic fest in North America. This year’s event is called ‘Tribeca Festival’ to include its vast programming like…
By Christopher Booker
Next month the Long Beach Museum of Art in Southern California will open “All At Once,” a 25-year retrospective on the work of artist Tristan Eaton. Described as an urban pop artist, Eaton's work moves between guerrilla street art, commercial…
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