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Going in the Water Again: ‘Jaws’ Boat Clone Supports Sharks

The Orca is headed back to the waters of New England, but this time, its mission ...
Red paint marred Black Lives Matter mural in front of City Hall

Paint Dumped on Black Lives Matter Mural in Cincinnati

CINCINNATI (AP) — Police in Cincinnati are asking the public for help in identifying the man ...
Defense Secretary Mark Esper

Pentagon Bans Confederate Flag in Way to Avoid Trump’s Wrath

WASHINGTON (AP) — After weeks of wrangling, the Pentagon is banning displays of the Confederate flag ...
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Brazil Asks Investment Firms to Adopt Protected Amazon Areas

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil's government on Thursday proposed that global asset-managers adopt protected areas ...
A Black Lives Matter billboard is seen next to a Confederate flag

BLM Billboard Erected Next to Confederate Flag

A Black Lives Matter sign now fills a billboard next to a big Confederate flag that ...
Philip Yenyo, left, executive director of the American Indians Movement for Ohio

Indians, Other Teams Pressured After Redskins Drop Nickname

CLEVELAND (AP) — The spotlight for change is shining on the Cleveland Indians ...
Honor guard members from the Mississippi National Guard practice folding the former Mississippi flag

Group Seeks Ideas for Mississippi Flag Without Rebel Emblem

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — A state agency said Monday that the public can submit proposals for ...
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Nonprofit Report: Reopening Art Museums During the Pandemic

Host Mark Oppenheim interviews guests: Museum of Fine Arts, Houston Director Gary Tinterow and Royal Ontario ...
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mOp-Ed: Leveraging Addiction to Attack Freedom

Facebook and other social media platforms sell their ability to direct our eyes to content. These ...
carving depicting Confederate Civil War figures Stonewall Jackson, Robert E. Lee and Jefferson Davis

As Monuments Fall, Confederate Carving Has Size on its Side

STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga. (AP) — Some statues of figures from America's slave-owning past have been yanked ...
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Nonprofit Report: Art Schools Breaking the Racial Divide During COVID

Host Mark Oppenheim interviews guests: Cranbrook Academy, Director Susan Ewing; MICA President Samuel Hoi; and CalArts ...
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Remembering the Slave Who Joined Jefferson in Philadelphia

NEW YORK (AP) — In the early summer of 1776, Thomas Jefferson worked away in the ...
Delaware Division of Historical & Cultural Affairs a whipping post is displayed on the grounds

Delaware to Remove Whipping Post Display From State Grounds

GEORGETOWN, Del. (AP) — Delaware officials are set to remove a whipping post that was historically ...
The pair of sacred statues,

Sale of Sacred Statues Riles Black Lives Matter Campaigners

PARIS (AP) — A pair of sacred statues that a Nigerian museum commission and protesters claimed ...
Bob Smiland and Mark Oppenheim at KLCS studios

Preview: Inner-City Arts – Bob Smiland

Bob Smiland, President & CEO of Inner-City Arts, discusses creating an emotionally safe space for low-income ...
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NONPROFIT REPORT: Public Media in Covid-19 & George Floyd Era

Host Mark Oppenheim interviews guests: Minnesota Public Radio President Duchesne Drew; and Kansas Public Television President ...
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NONPROFIT REPORT: American Art Around the World during Covid-19

Host Mark Oppenheim interviews guest: Terra Foundation for American Art President & CEO Elizabeth Glassman ...
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Social Media, Music World Go Dark for Black Out Tuesday

NEW YORK (AP) — Though Black Out Tuesday was originally organized by the music community, the ...
NONPROFIT REPORT: Opera in Covid-19

NONPROFIT REPORT: Opera in Covid-19

Host Mark Oppenheim interviews guest: Lyric Opera of Chicago General Director, President & CEO Anthony Freud ...
Big Art, Small Package: Tiny Plays Offered to Stage at Home

Big Art, Small Package: Tiny Plays Offered to Stage at Home

The national initiative called " Play at Home," is a push by not-for-profit theater companies from ...
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NONPROFIT REPORT: Art Museums in Covid-19

Host Mark Oppenheim interviews guests: Tacoma Art Museum Executive Director David Setford; Albright-Knox Art Gallery Director ...
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UN Agency Warns Pandemic Could Kill 1 in 8 Museums Worldwide

BRUSSELS (AP) — Museums are starting to reopen in some countries as governments ease coronavirus restrictions, ...
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NONPROFIT REPORT: Natural History, Arts and Children’s Museums in Covid-19

Host Mark Oppenheim interviews guests: American Museum of Natural History President Ellen Futter; Los Angeles County ...
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INSIGHT: WDSE Promo on Duluth Nonprofits

In this collaboration with WDSE in Duluth, host Mark Oppenheim interviews nonprofit leaders from  Northeastern Minnesota ...
Virus Outbreak New Mexico

Coronavirus Forces Santa Fe Opera to Cancel Upcoming Season

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — The famed Santa Fe Opera has been forced to cancel its season ...
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NONPROFIT REPORT: Live Performance, Ballet and Symphony Organizations in Covid-19

Host Mark Oppenheim interviews guests: Washington Performing Arts President & CEO Jenny Bilfield;  Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra ...
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INSIGHT: KLCS Promo on Los Angeles Nonprofits

In this collaboration with KLCS in Los Angeles, host Mark Oppenheim interviews nonprofit leaders from Los ...
APTOPIX Virus Outbreak Our Majestic World Photo Gallery

AP PHOTOS: Virus-era Glimpses of a World Without Humans

Being human, the world of human beings is the one we tend to notice most. The ...
AP-NORC Poll: Seeking Virus Data, People Struggle With Trust

AP-NORC Poll: Seeking Virus Data, People Struggle With Trust

An essential question that many Americans are grappling with as they seek out the information they ...
Met Opera At Home Gala

Silenced by Virus, Met Opera Links for Digital Global Gala

With the entertainment world shut down by the coronavirus pandemic, the Met staged an At-Home Gala ...
Nonprofit Spotlight: Orange County Nonprofit Focuses on Creativity to Help At-Risk Youth Shape Bright Futures 

Nonprofit Spotlight: Orange County Nonprofit Focuses on Creativity to Help At-Risk Youth Shape Bright Futures 

Read our Nonprofit Spotlight with The Wooden Floor CEO Dawn Reese on how the organization is ...
Virus Outbreak Charitable Giving

Amid Pandemic, Charities and Nonprofits Face Huge Challenges

NEW YORK (AP) — While celebrities and billionaires have announced huge gifts to combat the COVID-19 ...
Virus Outbreak College Sports Cuts

If Colleges Cut Sports Programs, Could New Models Emerge?

College sports programs are already being cut and more are likely on the chopping block ...
Nonprofit Spotlight: The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy Providing a Thriving Green Space in the Heart of Boston 

Nonprofit Spotlight: The Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy Providing a Thriving Green Space in the Heart of Boston 

Read our Nonprofit Spotlight with the Rose Kennedy Greenway Conservancy Executive Director Jesse Brackenbury on how ...
Virus Outbreak-Art Markets

Pandemic Scuttles Market for Folk Artists from 50 Nations

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Artists and artisans from more than 50 nations will lose a ...
During Closures of Institutes, Van Gogh Painting is Stolen from Netherlands’ Singer Laren Museum

During Closures of Institutes, Van Gogh Painting is Stolen from Netherlands’ Singer Laren Museum

The painting titled "Lentetuin" or "Spring Garden" by the artist Vincent van Gogh was a loan ...
Virus Outbreak Oklahoma City Bombing Ceremony

Museum Scales Back 25th Anniversary of Oklahoma City Bombing

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum is planning to offer a ...
Sing Sing Museum

Museum Slated Up the River and Through The Wall at Sing Sing

A museum just beyond the maximum-security prison's watch towers is being planned with a unique feature: ...
Virus Outbreak New York

What Now? Facing Life Without the Entertainment World

Many concert tours, awards shows, festivals, museums, sporting events and more have shut down to help ...
Virus Outbreak New York

Millions Holed Up at Home as Virus Profoundly Shifts US Life

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Millions of Americans began the work week holed up at home against the ...