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Community, Immigration & Migration, Sports & Games
The story of “9-man” volleyball is a testament to Chinese American survival in a country that has not always been quick to welcome.
Education, Traditional Knowledge
In this video, you will meet spiritual leaders, students, faculty, and staff at a Navajo Technical University graduation ceremony in Crownpoint, New Mexico.
Artist Profile, Music
Gilberto Reyes is one of the most influential, modest, and under-recognized people in American regional and Mexican traditional music.
Cultural Transmission, Foodways
Whole Foods didn't invent chia seeds
Close your eyes for a moment and listen to the space you are in. From my chair, I can hear the rhythmic agitation of my washing machine’s spin cycle muffled only slightly by a closed door.
Cultural Sustainability, Music
While musics have always emerged and disappeared through changing tastes or circumstances, some “small musics” are “being disappeared” by non-musical influences and powers.
Music, Social Justice
The history of R&B and the breadth of what it encompasses—socially, commercially, and artistically—tells a complex story of many strands and experiences.
Have you ever wondered how a person in a community happens to become a good folk musician?
Community, Dance, Music
What do the Motown sound and hip-hop music have in common? Each is the musical inspiration for a vital dance tradition that thrives in the African American community of Washington, D.C.
The power of words in African American culture is the power to affect the heart and head, ideas and ideals, to disclose the truth, to change lives.