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Poetry Nov 10This South African poet is helping a Maryland church protect a historic black cemetery
Members of the Macedonia Baptist Church in Bethesda, Maryland, believe the remains of some of the first freed African Americans are buried under ground nearby.
Science Nov 01New York City’s search for resilience continues five years after Sandy
People in the Rockaways said they want better infrastructure than before Hurricane Sandy, but New York City officials have been slow to provide it.
Arts Sep 01WATCH: Offa Rex performs the song, ‘Old Churchyard,’ channeling rich oral history
The British folk song, “The Old Churchyard,” performed here by the Portland band The Decemberists and English singer Olivia Chaney at this year’s Newport Folk Fest, is part of a rich, oral tradition passed along by musicians and…
Science Jun 02As musicians rediscover synthesizers, this 16-year-old makes her own
Mack Bartsch owns five synthesizers, two of which she built herself. Her first album of electronic dance music comes out this June.