The murders of five journalists at the Annapolis, Md., Capital Gazette newspaper underscored our culture’s new reality. Journalists rarely have to cope with someone walking through their newsroom door, spraying death in his wake.
A story about clouds was a tiny one. I read it to my own children when they were small, hoping to spark some corner of their imaginations, to encourage their sense of wonder beyond what’s expected in every ordinary day.
Mama just turned 90. Though she no longer is the tall willowy mother from when I was young, she retains her elegance — in her manner and carriage and in her dress. There are days when I think she has never been more beautiful.
ArtsNow curator Mike Williams talked with U.S. Rep. Alma Adams about the musical "Crowns," her career, HBCUs and her collection of more than 1,100 hats. Adams, who represents the 12th congressional district of North Carolina and has an office in C