Violinist Randall Goosby, Israel's political strife, naltrexoneNews
Violinist Randall Goosby rose to fame when he was 13 years old. Now he’s working to make classical music more inviting to other kids of color.
TikTok CEO’s testimony, William Kentridge’s unique animationNews
TikTok CEO Shou Chew testified before a House Committee looking at the social media platform’s data security and relationship with the Chinese government.
Black deaths in horror films, pies for dinner, jittery US bankingNews
A new book called “The Black Guy Dies First: Black Horror Cinema From Fodder To Oscar” traces 50 years of Black characters and culture in scary movies.
LAUSD strike day 1, tax tips, first US band to go behind Iron CurtainNews
The LAUSD strike has started. KCRW hears from a special ed assistant teacher who says she makes $37,000/year. She says her classroom has too many students and not enough resources.
San Quentin reimagined, COVID origin theory, Nowruz songsNational
Gov. Newsom wants to transform the state’s oldest prison — San Quentin — into a rehabilitation center inspired by prisons in Scandinavian countries like Norway.
LAUSD scrambles as bus drivers, custodians, others might strikeEducation
SEIU Local 99 — the union representing LAUSD staff like bus drivers, janitors, cafeteria workers, and teacher aides — could be on the verge of a three-day strike.
Lily Tomlin on iconic roles, Jane Fonda, women in HollywoodEntertainment
Emmy, Grammy, and Tony Award-winning actress Lily Tomlin reflects on her biggest roles and female representation in Hollywood.
‘Bel-Air’ characters carry spirit of OG cast, but are much differentEntertainment
Morgan Cooper’s drama “Bel-Air” has the same premise as the 1990s sitcom, but differs in format and characters’ journeys, and relies heavily on music.