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Entertainer and activist Harry Belafonte shares his song

Entertainer and activist Harry Belafonte shares his song

Harry Belafonte's childhood began in Harlem, where his neighbors were Duke Ellington and Langston Hughes. His mother regularly took him to see jazz greats at the Apollo Theater. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

America the Vulnerable: are we just one, big porous and penetrable network?

America the Vulnerable: are we just one, big porous and penetrable network?

“Rabid” and “relentless” are just two of the adjectives that Joel Brenner uses to describe the daily attacks on intellectual property produced in the United States. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Movie Legend Steve McQueen

Movie Legend Steve McQueen

Steve McQueen was one of the top box-office draws of the 1960s and 70s. Known for his anti-hero persona in now-classics such as The Magnificent Seven, The Great Escape, The Thomas Crown Affair, and Bullitt, McQueen remains a silver screen legend. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Sailing Into History

Sailing Into History

We all know the story of Christopher Columbus’ first voyage to the New World; we sang about it as schoolchildren and celebrate it with a bank holiday each October. But that wasn’t the end of his seafaring adventures. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Helping your pets cope with the holidays

Helping your pets cope with the holidays

The table is set, the candles are lit and your loved ones are sitting down to a perfectly adorned table, when to what should your wondering eyes should appear…but Molly, the ill-behaved and beloved family dog licking the turkey at the edge of the table. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

We are thankful for StoryCorps’ National Day of Listening this Friday

We are thankful for StoryCorps’ National Day of Listening this Friday

Make this Thanksgiving holiday an especially happy one for a teacher in your life. Use StoryCorps to send a special ‘thank you’ to an educator who made an impact on you. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Undocumented VS. Illegal: The debate heats up

Undocumented VS. Illegal: The debate heats up

For years, the mainstream media has struggled with how to refer to foreign nationals who live and work in this country without authorization. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Black politics in the 21st Century

Black politics in the 21st Century

Renowned political science professor and author Michael C. Dawson has been conducting studies on race in America since 2005. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs

Can outsider physicists explain the nature of everything?

Can outsider physicists explain the nature of everything?

“Big bang,” relativity, quantum physics – scientists and scholars have been trying since the beginning of time to explain away the universe. But do you need an advanced science degree to uncover its secrets? Just as there are “outsider artists,” those with no formal training whose work has surprised its way into galleries and collections, [...]

Trials and tribulations in your Thanksgiving kitchen? Have no fear, Chef Shelley Wiseman is here.

Trials and tribulations in your Thanksgiving kitchen? Have no fear, Chef Shelley Wiseman is here.

A great Thanksgiving spread comes with a fair amount of stress. Read the Full Story at KPCC Blogs