August 11, 2013 Most Americans think of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. as a brilliant young minister who was one of the architects of the civil rights movement, and who was martyred for it in 1968. But to the revered leader's eldest son, Martin Luther King III, the famous man was just "Daddy."
July 29, 2013 The photographer behind a touching photo of five children that gained a lot of attention recently says that it is "good to know that even in this day and age, when we are bombarded by imagery from every direction, that one photograph can matter to someone."
July 24, 2013 A popular Spanish-language radio show hosted by Eddie Sotelo, also known as Piolín or "Tweety Bird," has been abruptly canceled by Univision.
July 20, 2013 DreamWork's Turbo has been touted for having a multicultural cast, but does the movie, with its distinctly "urban" garden snails and its ethnic characters, really move beyond racial tropes?
July 17, 2013 After George Zimmerman was acquitted in the shooting death of Trayvon Martin, a former Detroit-area photographer was reminded of an photo he took in 1973. He posted it to his Facebook page, and it's since gone viral.
July 14, 2013 Many black parents are agonizing about what Saturday's acquittal in the Trayvon Martin case means for their children. They still worry about whether their kids go to the mall "church-ready" or leave the house with their pants on their hips.
July 12, 2013 Gawker published an image of Trayvon Martin's body taken shortly after he was shot and killed. But should it have?
June 24, 2013 Six years ago, the mystery writer sent Easy Rawlins off a cliff, seemingly killing him. Now, Easy's back on the streets his creator once called home. Mosley says other than Los Angeles, he and his detective hero don't have much in common, but NPR's Karen Grigsby Bates begs to differ.