Cultural leader Charmaine Jefferson parses the issues that led to under investment in Black communities and Noah Purifoy talks about the how arts education could be a way forward and the consequent role of Watts Towers Arts Center.
From performing with an ensemble to working at the Smithsonian to mentoring Watts youth (including a young Nipsey Hussle), WTAC's advocate has done it all and keeps fighting for her adopted neighborhood.
"The New West and the Politics of the Environment," a feature-length documentary for the public television environmental news magazine “Earth Focus,” makes the case for placing former U.S. Sen. Harry Reid and Nevada at the center of a green new deal.
Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett faced 11 hours of questioning in the Senate Tuesday but refused to provide clarity about her views on the Affordable Care Act, Roe v. Wade, voting rights and even if President Trump could delay the election.
In the 4,000 person village of Reivilo in South Africa's North West province, a small team of nurses with scant personal protective equipment fights the spread of coronavirus in a country with the highest numbers of positive cases on the continent.
"Democracy Now!" goes to Arizona, where Indigenous communities are leading resistance against the construction of the U.S.-Mexico border wall near a sacred spring inside the Organ Pipe National Monument.
In this six-part series, urban design expert Mikael Colville-Andersen explores the anatomy and vibrancy of the modern metropolis, highlighting pockets of life-sized goodness in cities around the world.
Evicted three times over three decades from three parts of Rio, his life illustrates how the re-development and gentrification have pushed many of Rio's poorest residents to the edges, a pattern seen globally.