Jay Caspian Kang

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Once again, the police shooting of an unarmed man is making news -- this time, in Los Angeles.

Social Media Activism

Once again, the police shooting of an unarmed man is making news -- this time, in Los Angeles.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The number one album in America today is also one of the best-reviewed of 2015. To Pimp a Butterfly is rapper Kendrick Lamar’s second major-label release.

Time for Kendrick Lamar

The number one album in America today is also one of the best-reviewed of 2015. To Pimp a Butterfly is rapper Kendrick Lamar’s second major-label release.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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from The Treatment

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Playwright Sarah Ruhl has spent 10 years recovering from Bell’s palsy, a mysterious and sudden facial paralysis, while juggling motherhood and a writing career.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

One woman says she spent approximately $19,000 to travel from Colorado with her teenage daughter to watch BTS live.

from KCRW Features

“Chicano I & II: The Mexican American Heritage Series” aired on KNBC-TV in July of 1971 and examined history from the Chicano perspective.

from Greater LA

“ Torn ” is a new documentary about world-renowned mountain climber Alex Lowe and how his family coped following his 1999 death in the Himalayas.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand