Beloved country star Dolly Parton, who helped fund the Moderna vaccine, received her COVID-19 shot Tuesday, getting what she called “a dose of her own medicine.” In a video posted to social media, she encourages us all to do the…
By Kristin M. Hall, Associated Press
Dolly Parton rewrote the lyrics to "Jolene" as "Vaccine, vaccine," as she got her COVID-19 shot. The Grammy-winning singer, actor and humanitarian posted a video on Tuesday of her singing just before getting her vaccine.
For many, it's a time of uncertainty and isolation. But in poet Tess Taylor's humble opinion, turning to verse can provide solace. Her recent book of poems is "Rift Zone," and the following essay is part of our arts and…
By Mark Pratt, Associated Press
Six Dr. Seuss books will stop being published because of racist and insensitive imagery, the business that preserves and protects the author's legacy said Tuesday.
By Joshua Barajas, Jeffrey Brown
In "The United States vs. Billie Holiday,” Andra Day’s performance reminds viewers of the power of the late singer's voice.
By Courtney Vinopal
The March and April selection for Now Read This is Jessica Bruder's “Nomadland,” which chronicles the growing community of transient older Americans who have taken to the road in search of seasonal work.
By Jake Coyle, Associated Press
“Nomadland” and “Borat Subsequent Moviefilm” took the top film honors at Sunday's Golden Globe Awards, capping a night that featured homebound winners accepting their awards.
By Associated Press
The leaders of the organization that gives out the Golden Globes is vowing change, and diversity, after reports that the group has no Black voting members.
By Hari Sreenivasan, Charlotte Buchen Khadra
Many Black-owned independent bookstores experienced a surge in sales this past summer after the George Floyd protests ignited more interest in learning about Black history, white supremacy, and systemic racism. Marcus Books is the oldest Black-owned bookstore in the country,…
By Christopher Booker
Katrina Adams, the youngest and first black person to become CEO, Chairperson and President of the United States Tennis Association, is a force both on the tennis court and in the boardroom. In her new book, “Own the Arena,” she…
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