Butch Morris leads a conduction at the 2007 Skopje Jazz Festival in Macedonia. Samir Ljuma for NPR hide caption

toggle caption Samir Ljuma for NPR

Alice Elliott, producer of the documentary The Collector of Bedford Street, laughs with Larry Selman in 2003. Selman died Jan. 20. He was 70. Gregory Bull /AP hide caption

toggle caption Gregory Bull /AP

Hans Massaquoi told his story in Destined to Witness: Growing up Black in Nazi Germany. The former managing editor of Ebony magazine died on his 87th birthday last Saturday. Matthew P. D'Agostino/AP hide caption

toggle caption Matthew P. D'Agostino/AP

NPR thanks our sponsors

Become an NPR sponsor