Black and queer musician Janelle Monae nominated for Grammys

Her previous albums, The ArchAndroid  and The Electric Lady, both featured storylines with the character Cindi Mayweather,…

Julia Vinograd, the Berkeley poet known as ‘The Bubble Lady’ dies at 75

Her poetry continued, honoring the lost, the misfits, the downtrodden, the abandoned, the wild and the…

Novelist Anees Salim among recepients of 2018 Sahitya Akademi Awards

The Sahitya Akademi also revealed winners in the Bhasha Samman categories, awarded to writers and scholars…

Kuwaiti artist creates cemetery dedicated to banned books

Sharaf describes the piece as a “symbolic piece of protest and public art intervention.” He stated…

UNESCO Adds Reggae Music to Global Cultural Heritage List

Reggae emerged in the late 1960s out of Jamaica's ska and rocksteady genres, also drawing influence…

NASA’s InSight lands on Mars after six-month journey

"Landing on Mars is one of the hardest single jobs that people have to do in…

Believe, where it is all about the men in #metoo

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