Cultures

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

Mass tourism threatens Croatia's 'Game of Thrones' town

Sep 21, 2018

The Croatian town of Dubrovnik, which has been used to film 'Game of Thrones,' is a prime example of the negative effects of mass tourism.

UNESCO experts: Will take years to restore Brazilian museum

Sep 18, 2018

Experts with UNESCO say it could take years to restore Brazil's National Museum and the vast collections that were ravaged by a fire on Sept. 2

Nike's Kaepernick campaign signals change in shoe politics

Sep 7, 2018

Nike's Kaepernick campaign signals change in shoe politics after years of brand building

Aretha Franklin's 'homegoing' celebrates black culture

Aug 30, 2018

Mourning for Aretha Franklin goes beyond tribute to open celebration of black culture

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