All Things Considered for September 22, 2015 Hear the All Things Considered program for September 22, 2015

Camille Brown performs a solo from Black Girl: Linguistic Play at a 2015 TED talk. Ryan Lash/TED hide caption

toggle caption
Ryan Lash/TED

Dance

Black Girlhood Takes Center Stage In A Work That's Serious About 'Play'

"Black girls playing; black girl joy" — that's what choreographer Camille Brown says her new show is all about. She's taking Black Girl: Linguistic Play to stages, schools and prisons around the U.S.

Audio Pool The Album Leaf & Audio Leaf
Tidal Imogen Heap
Pigpen Hoedown
Little by Little Radiohead
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Little by Little
Album
King of Limbs
Artist
Radiohead

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Fly and Unfold Christian Pabst
War No More Tommy Guerrero
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
War No More
Album
From the Soil to the Soul
Artist
Tommy Guerrero

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Wata Wasuri Tito Puente

Camille Brown performs a solo from Black Girl: Linguistic Play at a 2015 TED talk. Ryan Lash/TED hide caption

toggle caption
Ryan Lash/TED

Black Girlhood Takes Center Stage In A Work That's Serious About 'Play'

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/442536371/442582526" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Muppet Show Theme Bowser and Blue
Fumando Captain Planet
Caminos The New Gary Burton Quartet
Su-Bo's Mental Meltdown Portico Quartet
Battles Barbarossa
Inspirational Friends Siriswad
Pedro's Fever Blktop Project
Very Special Duke Ellington, Charles Mingus et. al.

In Kevin Henkes' new picture book, all of the figurines on the windowsill are waiting for something. "It's really about the concept of waiting," he says. HarperCollins Children's Books hide caption

toggle caption
HarperCollins Children's Books

Some Kids' Books Are Worth The Wait: 'They Do Take Time,' Says Kevin Henkes

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/442521229/442582532" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Likely Ada
Swing 1 Jacob Bain, Samantha Boshnack et. al.