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We now produce enough food for everyone on the planet today. But we’re losing millions of acres of native grassland in the US to agriculture in areas like the Northern Great Plains. Producing enough food while limiting our impact on the environment is one of the biggest challenges of our time.That is why an effective food strategy must address the issue of food loss and waste. In order to meet global food security needs, as well as the food demands of an increasingly…

Three newly reissued Sixties and Seventies albums by the great saxophone radical are groundbreaking explorations of an infinite jazz vision

For decades, smaller metropolitan areas closed the income gap with bigger, richer ones, but no longer. So places like Winston-Salem, N.C., are trying to lay a new foundation for prosperity.

She was already an accomplished jazz bandleader when she began releasing pop albums for Elektra in 1978. A new best-of compilation looks back at her major-label career.

The Warner Bros. fantasy sequel, produced by Coogler and penned by Coogler and 'Searching' writer Sev Ohanian, will now trade a comparative small-scale/art-house filmmaker for the guy who has helped make Will Packer very rich over the last decade.

The mayor has come under rising criticism for declining to support demands by Mr. Garner’s family for the Police Department to dismiss the officer.

Sneakers have bridged the gap between sports, culture and streetwear since the early ’80s. Today they are an industry-leading commodity, leading to the rise of …

Adam Thirwell considers the history of creole and the possibility of a literature that transcends nations

Part of an outstanding multi-generational musical birthright that includes his father Calvin Jackson and genre-pioneering grandfather R. L. Burnside, Cedric Burnside literally grew up in the blues. Living in his patriarch’s home for much of his youth without the benefit of running water, the drummer absorbed the wonder and woe of the genre, his upbringing …

Scientists are gaining insights into why Alzheimer's is more common in women. The answer involves genetics, hormones and sex-related brain differences.

A look at some of the most promising Microsoft MBAs from 2018. Find out how they got hired and what they loved about their first year at Microsoft

In honor of her work as a social justice leader and educator, the National Women’s Hall of Fame is giving Angela Davis her flowers now while she can still smell them
This fall, the organization, which was established in 1969, will honor the achievements of Davis along with nine other women including U.S. Supreme Court Justice Sonia Sotomayor, actress and activist Jane Fonda and activist/artist Rose…

Join MDC in Springfield, Van Buren, West Plains, and St. Louis to learn more about black bears in Missouri and MDC research and management efforts.

The Digital Home for Duke University Professor and Left of Black host Mark Anthony Neal

Politicians have chosen process over lives and the result has been rampant cancer in the region

The Coalition of African American Pastors (CAAP) is the latest to weigh in amid controversy surrounding the Swoosh’s design with the Betsy Ross flag.

Megan Thee Stallion is enlisting the help of legendary director Hype Williams for 'Fever: Thee Movie,' but his fingerprints have been on rap's visuals since the 90s.

For years, one take has ruled the internet as the quintessential example of screwing up as utterly as a critic possibly can. The headline “Beyoncé: She’s No Ash…

An Ohio police officer in full uniform, you know, the uniform that clearly identifies him as a police officer and as such gives him reason to have a radio, taser, and gun, faced some scary and tense moments when a security guard pulled a gun on him and tried to arrest the POLICE OFFICER for carrying a gun.

Elected officials and civil rights activists also expressed dismay at the decision not to pursue federal charges against a police officer.

Get the latest information about Missouri’s expanding bear population at this free open-house event.

President Donald Trump’s recent tweet telling four congresswomen to “go back” where they came from” sent a stinging message to many Americans that they are not fully welcome in their own country

The National Trust is hoping to preserve the North Carolina house where Simone first learned to play piano

In the early 1980s, the demise of a graffiti artist in custody enraged Jean-Michel Basquiat and Keith Haring – and changed the city’s creative community for ever, writes Matt Barker.

A day after a tweet by President Donald Trump called on “‘Progressive’ Democrat Congresswomen” to “go back” to their “broken and crime infested” countries, t...

Ghost Fleet, a gripping new documentary about modern-day slaves in the global fishing industry, follows Patima Tungpuchayakul, a Thai woman who's devoted her life to freeing men from forced labor.

Valerie Ashby, dean of Trinity College, told Duke Today that the grant “will accelerate the hiring of outstanding faculty to meet the demand for these disciplines.”

Summer in the Pacific Northwest has become the season of wildfires and unbreathable smoky air.

Footwork Wins Fights Book: www.modernmartialartist.com/downloads/footwork-wins-fights/ Pernell Whitaker is a four weight class world champion, known f...

HBO Max is here … and so is Disney+, Apple TV+, and a handful of other streaming services vying for your attention—and making the old days of cable bundles seem mighty attractive

The Digital Home for Duke University Professor and Left of Black host Mark Anthony Neal

Corporate lobbyists are increasingly highlighting the concerns of black New Yorkers to support their clients’ causes.

The Digital Home for Duke University Professor and Left of Black host Mark Anthony Neal

Rumors of mass raids swirled, leading many immigrants to stay inside their homes. Immigrant advocates in several cities took to the streets to demonstrate.

A Death in Harlem: A Novel (Fiction, Paperback) by Karla FC Holloway (TriQuarterly Books, Sep 15, 2019)

While other presidents have found ways to appeal to the resentments of white Americans with subtle and not-so-subtle appeals, none of them in modern times have done so as overtly as this one.