In a new HBO series, a Black man travels across 1950s Jim Crow America, facing the racist terrors that seem more out of H.P. Lovecraft's fiction. NPR's Scott Simon speaks to actor Jonathan Majors.
Author Madeleine Ryan was diagnosed with autism while she was writing her new novel — she says creating her main character helped her embrace the way she process her own thoughts and feelings.
Sudanese American Emi Mahmoud achieved massive success as a spoken word artist. Now she's switching things up and pursuing a career in science.
Photographer Nadiya Nacorda captured the bond between her younger siblings in her new book, "A Special Kind of Double." One goal was to create an archive for Black youth to see themselves in images.
Federal prosecutors in New York say that Donnell Russell placed a phone call threatening gun violence in order to stop an advance screening of the Lifetime docuseries in December 2018.
Former U.S. Poet Laureate Natasha Trethewey swore she'd never return to Atlanta after her mother was murdered there. 35 years later, she faces those demons in her searing new memoir, Memorial Drive.
A new 10-part drama upends the stories of H.P. Lovecraft, presenting a narrative in which the heroes are Black, the setting is the racially divided 1950s, and each episode seems to have its own tone.
The Catholic nun became an opponent of the death penalty following the events in her book Dead Man Walking. She details her spiritual journey in River of Fire. Originally broadcast Aug. 12, 2019.
Poet and novelist Charles Bukowski was notorious for his drinking and womanizing. Some called him a misogynist. But his work could also be tender and reveal truths about the human condition.
The new HBO Series Lovecraft Country mixes the real horrors of 1950's Jim Crow America with the imaginary horrors of author H.P Lovecraft.
Federal prosecutors say that one of the three men offered $500,000 to keep one woman from testifying. Another allegedly burned an SUV leased by an accuser's father.
Apple pulled the popular shooting game from its App Store, after its developer tried to get around the fee Apple requires from in-app purchases.
The HBO show uses sci-fi and superheroes to examine American racism. Cord Jefferson wrote the episode in which the main character goes back in time and to relive the trauma of the 1921 Tulsa Massacre.
Three longtime members of the Minneapolis music scene are trying to start a new venue aimed at fostering art from marginalized communities there.
If you're stressed out by battle royale shooter games like Fortnite, you and your friends may enjoy steering the jelly-bean-esque characters of Fall Guys around an array of goofy obstacle courses.