Tales from the past to titillate and educate while giving you a lens on the present and future.
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Billie Holiday took her own heartache and turned it into enduring vocal art.
A single moment, in all its ugliness, can transform everything. In this instance? A 1974 teen potboiler about prison that’s almost as bad as being in prison.
In a league of wacky characters and wild stories, a basketball team in sunny South Florida managed to stand out.
When the FBI arrested letter-bombing anarchist Ted Kaczynski, some Montana journalism students turned a hunch and a little luck into iconic images.
Call it savvy business or a push that picked up steam when Hitler raged, but for Marvel, the Black Panther was a no-brainer. And for Black kids in ’70s Brooklyn? Glorious.
While recording his hit song “Heebie Jeebies,” Louis Armstrong dropped his lyrics. Jazz has never been the same.
Jazz pianist Thelonious Monk was a difficult, troubled soul … and a brilliant composer and true original.