BOOK REVIEW: "Justice While Black: Helping African-American Families Navigate and Survive the Criminal Justice System"
"The August 9th fatal shooting of teenager Michael Brown by police in Ferguson, Missouri has focused global attention on the precarious safety of young African-American men... Brown is only the most recent addition to the tragic list of shootings of young, African-American men that have ignited media attention in recent years.
In collaboration with Asian Media Access, Iny Asian Dance Theater (IADT) presents the dance drama "Longing for Qeej." "Longing for Qeej" utilizes multi-media, interweaving acrobatics and traditional Hmong dances to retell stories of the Hmong Village along with the magical mythical creatures as well.
The "Cop Town" Interview: Check out Slaughter, come hell or high water
Karin Slaughter is the New York Times and #1 internationally best-selling author of 14 thrillers, including "Unseen," "Criminal," "Fallen," "Broken," "Undone," "Fractured," "Beyond Reach," "Triptych," "Faithless," and the e-original short stories "Snatched" and "Busted." Here, the Georgia native discusses her latest opus, "Cop Town," a riveting murder mystery set in Atlanta in 1974.
The Tavis Smiley "Death of a King" Interview: Tavis on repositioning Dr. King as a revolutionary
Tavis Smiley is the host and managing editor of Tavis Smiley on PBS, and The Tavis Smiley Show from Public Radio International. He is also the author of 16 best-selling books. Here, he talks about his latest opus, "Death of a King."
Exhibition for artist Julie Buffalohead to open at Minnesota Museum of American Art project space in December
The Minnesota Museum of American Art (MMAA) will present the first major museum exhibition of Julie Buffalohead's artwork, opening Thursday, Dec. 18.
Buffalohead, born in 1972, is an enrolled member of the Ponca Tribe of Oklahoma. The Minnesota-based artist has enjoyed both critical and popular success with her playful yet provocative drawings and paintings.