Cultures

Albany to host all-women international sports festival

Oct 15, 2018

New York's state capital to host new women's sports, entertainment and cultural festival

Hungary: Ban on living in public areas taking effect

Oct 14, 2018

A constitutional amendment that prohibits people from living in public areas takes effect Monday in Hungary

Annual black heritage visual exhibit opens at Ohio museum

Oct 13, 2018

An annual Ohio art show will once again highlight black history and culture through several artistic mediums

Germany's Greens flourish while mainstream rivals flounder

Oct 12, 2018

While other German mainstream parties flounder in polls and struggle to find an answer to a far-right challenge, the Greens have gone from strength to strength over the last year

Kaepernick, Chappelle getting Harvard black culture awards

Oct 11, 2018

Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick and comedian Dave Chappelle are among eight people being saluted by Harvard University for their contributions to black history and culture

Planned racing ad on sails of Sydney Opera House divisive

Oct 8, 2018

A plan to project a horse racing advertisement on the famed sails of the Sydney Opera House is dividing Australians

Bronze swords, other items found in plundered Greek cemetery

Oct 4, 2018

Greece's culture ministry says archaeologists have found an undisturbed grave with pottery, weapons and jewelry at a heavily plundered cemetery that is more than 3,500-years old

After Brazil museum fire, debate over how, or if, to rebuild

Sep 30, 2018

A fire that tore through Brazil's National Museum has sparked debate about whether or how to rebuild, as experts warn about the irreplaceable loss of original objects

AP Interview: UNESCO chief says schools must fight extremism

Sep 23, 2018

The head of the U.N. education agency says schools are ground zero in the fight against anti-Semitism and extremist violence

China treats Uighur kids as 'orphans' after parents seized

Sep 21, 2018

In China's far west, authorities are distancing Muslim children from their families by putting them in dozens of orphanages and boarding schools

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