Producer Katie Davis talks to writer Sherman Alexie about losing language and the permanence of song among Native Americans.
A portrait of a Vietnam veteran turned friar.
Producer Scott Carrier attends a church service led by Navajos in New Mexico.
Naomi Shihab Nye shares two poems about the classroom.
Robert Battle grew up wearing braces, but he didn’t let that hold him back from dancing – or becoming the director of the world-class Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater.
Novelist Justin Torres reads a passage from his debut novel, We The Animals, in which a father tries to teach his wife and son to swim.
A poem read by Nikky Finney about the aftermath of the flooding caused by Hurricane Katrina.
Photographer Nina Berman reads from a collection of essays about times when photographers have chosen not to capture a picture.
Mexican painter Frida Kahlo’s clothes were locked up for 50 years. We speak with the woman who created an exhibit with them.
Alex MacLean, the photographer-pilot who documented New York City’s hidden skyline gardens.
Since the verdict of the Trayvon Martin case, playwright Nicole Anderson Cobb has been thinking about where we, as a country, are.
Dick speaks with Joel Myrick, the assistant principal who detained a shooter in a Mississippi High School using his own handgun.
Janaya Lasker Ferretti tells the story of a much-loved table her grandmother owned and how she got it back.
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