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Jamila Woods uses poetry and song to reflect on her native Chicago

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| Woods hails from the south side of Chicago where she discovered her love of poetry. Her music fuses spoken word and R&B with messages of social justice.

'Dear Franklin Jones' is an audio memoir about growing up inside a cult

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Radio producer Jonathan Hirsch has made a compelling podcast about his childhood that was defined by the teechings of his parents' guru.

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Getty to Cleopatra in new exhibit: 'It's not all about you'

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Cleopatra would not have liked "Beyond the Nile," the Getty's new exhibit of 2,300 years of Egyptian history. After all, it's not all about her.

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This LA musician just won NPR’s 2018 Tiny Desk Contest

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After receiving nearly 5,000 entries this year, we have a winner! Meet the virtuosic talent who won over this year's panel of judges.

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Prince's family files wrongful death suit against hospital, pharmacy chain

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The pop superstar was treated for an overdose a week before his death, but the suit contends that the hospital failed to realize the drug he was taking was a deadly counterfeit.

'Exorcist' director sees an actual exorcism — and makes a movie about it

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After recording footage for "The Devil And Father Amorth," director William Friedkin says, "I was scared, seriously scared."

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Actor Verne Troyer, best known as Mini Me, dead at 49

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"Verne was also a fighter when it came to his own battles. Over the years he’s struggled and won, but unfortunately this time was too much."

These photos bring America to life — and prove we've always loved cats

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The Library of Congress exhibition "Not An Ostrich" opens in L.A. and takes viewers a journey across the country and through time.

Saudi Arabia ends its movie theater ban but it's still a tough place to be a filmmaker

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Abdulrahman Khawj is working a movie about a group of siblings who discover on the night before Eid that their father has a second wife.

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