Ron Carter, a jazz double bass player, has been recorded on more than 2,000 albums. Read that again: More than 2,000 albums. Independent producer David Schulman profiled him as part of his series, Musicians in their Own Words.
When artist Hank Willis Thomas' cousin was killed over a decorative chain, Hank's life changed - and so did his art. By combining familiar images, like the NBA logo, with 19th century advertisements of slave auctions, Hank created a kind of social commentary on the commodification of the black male body and black-on-black violence. Also on the show: scamming the scammers.