Friday, May 31, 2024

After Words (from C-SPAN, a video conversation)

Mike Hixenbaugh

NBC investigative reporter Mike Hixenbaugh looked at how issues around race and identity are playing out in school districts around the country. He was interviewed by Chalkbeat story editor and author Cara Fitzpatrick.

Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Monday, May 27, 2024

‘My mother used to color in all the characters in my picture books brown, with a brown magic marker. So, when I read The Little Prince, he had the same complexion as me because of her loving hand.’

-Lynn Nottage

Sunday, May 26, 2024


The lasting impact of Bruce Springsteen’s ‘Born in the U.S.A’

Steven Hyden’s “There Was Nothing You Could Do” explores the blockbuster album, which turns 40 next month.