Race & Ethnicity

Panelists discuss Putin’s threats to use nuclear weapons in Ukraine, Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis sending migrants to Martha’s Vineyard, and if COVID is really over.

from Left, Right & Center

In the play “Moniece Clark,” a woman goes missing in the California desert, so a community of online true crime fans and a TV detective try to figure out what happened.

from Greater LA

The history of great jazz on South LA’s Central Avenue is celebrated in the latest concert by MUSE/IQUE, a nonprofit performing arts organization.

MUSE/IQUE teaches South LA’s forgotten history through jazz

The history of great jazz on South LA’s Central Avenue is celebrated in the latest concert by MUSE/IQUE, a nonprofit performing arts organization.

from Greater LA

Singer Halle Bailey plays Ariel in the 2023 live-action remake of “The Little Mermaid.” She’s the latest Black actress to endure a flurry of racism over her casting.

Halle Bailey as Ariel, Brandy as Cinderella: Why all the hate?

Singer Halle Bailey plays Ariel in the 2023 live-action remake of “The Little Mermaid.” She’s the latest Black actress to endure a flurry of racism over her casting.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The new documentary “Mija” follows Doris Anahi Muñoz, the daughter of immigrants, as she makes her own path in the music industry while supporting her family.

Daughter of immigrants dreams big in new documentary ‘Mija’

The new documentary “Mija” follows Doris Anahi Muñoz, the daughter of immigrants, as she makes her own path in the music industry while supporting her family.

from Greater LA

Chef Keith Corbin details his life growing up in Watts, cooking crack cocaine, and becoming co-owner of modern soul food restaurant Alta Adams.

I’ll hire people no one wants to hire: Alta Adams chef Keith Corbin

Chef Keith Corbin details his life growing up in Watts, cooking crack cocaine, and becoming co-owner of modern soul food restaurant Alta Adams.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Professor of Philanthropic Studies Tyrone McKinley Freeman tells the story of the life and philanthropic work of Madam C.J. Walker, America’s first self-made Black millionaire.

The gospel of giving and the history of African American philanthropy

Professor of Philanthropic Studies Tyrone McKinley Freeman tells the story of the life and philanthropic work of Madam C.J. Walker, America’s first self-made Black millionaire.

from Life Examined

Banana diversity in India makes the fruit ubiquitous and vital to the country’s culture. Anthropologist Deepa Reddy explains.

Unpeeling the cultural importance of the banana in India

Banana diversity in India makes the fruit ubiquitous and vital to the country’s culture. Anthropologist Deepa Reddy explains.

from Good Food

Undocumented workers from Latin America are 80% of the labor on Wisconsin dairy farms.

‘Milked’ traces the family-like bond between farmers and migrant workers

Undocumented workers from Latin America are 80% of the labor on Wisconsin dairy farms.

from Good Food

Food & Wine Best New Chef Ji Hye Kim puts a Midwestern spin on classic Korean dishes to celebrate the harvest festival known as Chuseok.

Putting a Midwestern spin on traditional Korean dishes

Food & Wine Best New Chef Ji Hye Kim puts a Midwestern spin on classic Korean dishes to celebrate the harvest festival known as Chuseok.

from Good Food

More Black and Brown Californians are seeking respite in the affordable and spacious Inland Empire, but the area’s long history of inequality can’t be erased overnight.

People of color find ‘room to breathe’ in the Inland Empire

More Black and Brown Californians are seeking respite in the affordable and spacious Inland Empire, but the area’s long history of inequality can’t be erased overnight.

from Greater LA

“Blind Ambition” is a fish-out-of-water story, as winemaker Tinashe Nyamoduka competes with a team at the World Tasting Competition.

Tinashe Nyamoduka drinks wine to promote inclusivity

“Blind Ambition” is a fish-out-of-water story, as winemaker Tinashe Nyamoduka competes with a team at the World Tasting Competition.

from Good Food

Curious to know if her highly-frequented restaurant survived the pandemic, animator Elizabeth Ito found the subject of her new film.

'Mall Stories': An immigrant story of running a food court restaurant

Curious to know if her highly-frequented restaurant survived the pandemic, animator Elizabeth Ito found the subject of her new film.

from Good Food

U.S. school kids lost two decades of reading and math progress, largely because of COVID-induced remote classes, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.

COVID-induced learning loss means problem for racial justice

U.S. school kids lost two decades of reading and math progress, largely because of COVID-induced remote classes, according to the National Center for Education Statistics.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Examining the complex histories, identities, and evolving narratives intersecting across a single block stretch of Fairfax Ave.

Exploring Africa in LA: A Little Ethiopia story (Part 2)

Examining the complex histories, identities, and evolving narratives intersecting across a single block stretch of Fairfax Ave.

from Special Programming

Native Angeleno Shaka Mali Tafari explores immigration and his connection to the African diaspora through LA’s Little Ethiopia.

Exploring Africa in LA: A Little Ethiopia story (Part 1)

Native Angeleno Shaka Mali Tafari explores immigration and his connection to the African diaspora through LA’s Little Ethiopia.

from Special Programming

A declining fish population in the polluted Gulf Coast spurred clashes between Vietnamese fishermen and KKK members after the Vietnam War.

Anti-Vietnamese racism and pollution spurred violence in Gulf Coast

A declining fish population in the polluted Gulf Coast spurred clashes between Vietnamese fishermen and KKK members after the Vietnam War.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Shaka Mali Tafari recorded over 15 hours of interviews as he explored Little Ethiopia. He shares some of his favorite exchanges.

Exploring Africa in LA: A Little Ethiopia story (Part 3)

Shaka Mali Tafari recorded over 15 hours of interviews as he explored Little Ethiopia. He shares some of his favorite exchanges.

from Special Programming

Fifty-two years ago, the Chicano Moratorium sought to underscore the costs of the Vietnam War among Latinos.

Rerun: Remembering Chicano Moratorium, legacy of journalist Rubén Salazar

Fifty-two years ago, the Chicano Moratorium sought to underscore the costs of the Vietnam War among Latinos.

from Greater LA

California could soon have a law that protects rap lyrics and other creative expressions from being used against defendants in court cases.

No more using rappers’ lyrics against them in court: Aim of CA bill

California could soon have a law that protects rap lyrics and other creative expressions from being used against defendants in court cases.

from Greater LA