Story | Aug 4, 2014 | 6:37 PM
A collection of news and information related to NPR published by this site and its partners.
Top NPR Articles see all
Displaying items 1-5
Story | Aug 18, 2014 | 2:03 PMTo be white and write about race is to fail at writing about race. That is the best you can do. This should embolden contemporary white authors to just go for it and attempt a statement on one of the most pressing and knotty issues of our time because they’ve got nothing to lose really (American writers are overwhelmingly white and male, as are their critics; they’ll survive any critiques lobbed their way). Instead, most avoid the topic altogether and hand the duties over to the anointed authors of color such as Junot Diaz, Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, and Zadie Smith.
Story | Jun 25, 2014 | 8:27 AM
Local National Public Radio affiliate WYPR's programming staff are going union. A press release from SAG-AFTRA says the staff presented a petition to management on June 3, and today has filed the petition with the National Labor Relations Board seeking an...
Story | May 6, 2014 | 9:00 PM
Story | Jun 4, 2014
Regarding "Left Hook" (Feature, May 28) about the Real News Network: Hurray! I think such ventures must be careful to avoid what Barbara Ehrenreich described in her book, Bright-Sided-how the relentless promotion of positive thinking has undermined...