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Movie director hopes teens will see themselves in Justice Thurgood Marshall’s story

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The movie “Marshall” captures the iconic justice Thurgood Marshall in his youth before he became the first African American to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court. Continue reading

Poetry is the key to positivity for National Student Poet

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(Anita Wright/NewsHour Extra) By Anita Wright and Adelyn Baxter One of this year’s National Student Poets is 16-year-old De’John Harges of Cleveland, Ohio. At a White…read more

Striking a balance between new and old in Havana

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As Cuba and the U.S. reopen diplomatic relations, some fear that new development and tourism in Havana could threaten the city’s vibrant architectural heritage. Continue reading

Saving Syrian culture under siege

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In the past year, the Islamic State (ISIL) has swept through the region, destroying hundreds-year-old antiquities and prompting looting at battle sites. Continue reading

Raising the next generation of artists in Baltimore

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“Music is something that I love. It’s my passion, it’s what I do. And no one can take that from me. And I can’t wait to see where that takes me in life.” Continue reading

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