Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on The Big Lie and how this WWII era propaganda technique is still used today, with guests; Rabbi Eli Mayerfeld, CEO of Holocaust Memorial Center Dr. Guy Stern, Former Interim Director of the Center & Former US Army Ritchie Boy & Prof. Dr. Mirjam Wenzel, Director of Jewish Museum Frankfurt
NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Smokey Bear taught kids the importance of preventing wildfires. McGruff the Crime Dog warned them not to talk to strangers. And in 1972, Big Bird lined up on “Sesame Street” to receive a measles vaccine as part of a campaign to get more youngsters inoculated against the disease.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Netflix employees who walked out Wednesday in protest of Dave Chappelle’s special and its anti-transgender comments were joined by allies who chanted “Trans lives matter,” getting pushback from counter protesters who also showed up.
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on living history museums, with guests; Peter Armstrong, President & CEO of Mystic Seaport Museum, Norman Burns, President & CEO of Conner Prairie Museum, and Raymond Ashley, Ph.D., K.C.I., President & CEO of Maritime Museum of San Diego
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on the importance of symphony orchestras, with guests; J.C. Barker, Executive Director of Delaware Symphony Orchestra, Jonathan Parrish, Executive Director of The Maryland Symphony Orchestra, Sarah Weber, Executive Director of Association of California Symphony Orchestras, and Steve Collins, Executive Director of Hartford Symphony Orchestra
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on bringing art education to underserved communities, with guests; Liz Hopfan, Executive Director at Free Arts NYC Michael Manson, Founder and Executive Director of Musical Arts Institute & Shelby Williams-Gonzalez, Chief Executive Officer of Inner-City Arts
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on the importance of Juneteenth and how we as a society talk about the history slavery, with guests; Woody Keown, Jr., President & COO of National Underground Railroad Freedom Center and Ashley Rogers, Executive Director of the Whitney Plantation
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on Latino representation in museum leadership, with guests: Amanda de la Garza, Director of MUAC Museo Universitario Arte Contemporáneo Sylvia Orozco, Executive Director of Mexic-Arte Museum & Alejandra Peña-Gutierrez, Director of Museo de Arte de Ponce
Mark Oppenheim leads a discussion on the future of public media with Jon Abbott, President & CEO of GBH in Boston; Adrienne Fairwell, General Manager of Arizona PBS and Chris Turpin, Chief of Staff at NPR.
BELLINGHAM, Wash. (AP) — A totem pole carved at the Lummi Nation from a 400-year-old red cedar will begin a cross-country journey next month, evoking an urgent call to protect sacred lands and waters of Indigenous people.
NEW YORK (AP) — A graphic novel for children that was a spin-off of the wildly popular “Captain Underpants” series is being pulled from library and book store shelves after its publisher said it “perpetuates passive racism.”
TOKYO (AP) — The Tokyo Olympics open in under four months, and the torch relay has begun to crisscross Japan with 10,000 runners. Organizers say they are mitigating the risks, but some medical experts aren’t convinced.
LONDON (AP) — A Banksy painting honoring Britain’s health workers in the pandemic has sold for a record 16.8 million pounds ($23.2 million), auction house Christie’s said Tuesday. Proceeds from the sale will be used to fund health organizations and charities across the U.K., it said.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — As America reels from its latest spate of deadly hate crimes and racism, the California State Board of Education on Thursday approved the nation’s first statewide ethnic studies curriculum for high schools, saying the teaching of discrimination and oppression has never been more important.