Lea Berman worked for President George W. Bush; Jeremy Bernard for President Obama. They draw on their White House experiences for a book about the importance of civility in getting things done. (Image credit: Rich Lipski/Washington Post/Getty Images)
The National Ambassador for Young People’s Literature, Gene Luen Yang passed the baton to his successor Jacqueline Woodson on Tuesday. NPR takes a look at where young people’s literature is now and where the new ambassador would like to take it in the coming year.
A new collection features five stand-alone stories by Johnson, who died in 2017. Critic Maureen Corrigan says The Largesse of the Sea Maiden is “the kind of work every writer would like to go out on.“ (Image credit: Cindy Lee Johnson/Courtesy of Random House)
There was a time when Patrice Banks avoided taking her car in for routine maintenance. Now, she’s a trained mechanic, and the owner of a garage that caters to women. (Image credit: Kimberly Paynter/WHYY)
Features Never-Before-Seen Images From Photographers Roland Freeman, Jill Freedman, Robert Houston, Laura Jones, Clara Watkins and Ernest Withers January 8, 2018 The Smithsonian’s National Museum of African American History and Culture commemorates the 50th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s final human rights crusade in a new exhibition on the …
The original, Our Lady of the Airways, can still be visited in Logan