Arts and Culture
March 1, 2010 -
There's an effort underway in Louisiana to use the 2010 Census to pull in federal funding for Cajun and Creole cultural programs, and it's stirring up some controversy over how to best classify members of the state's French-speaking cultures.
February 22, 2010 -
The Alabama state senate has passed a pair of bills that would improve protections for American Indian burial grounds, a move that comes amid growing public outcry over destruction of sacred sites in that state and elsewhere in the Southeast.
January 29, 2010 -
By Bill Quigley Smoke and flames rose from the sidewalk. A white man took pictures. Slowing down, my breath left me. The fire was a corpse. Leg bones sticking out of the flames.
January 8, 2010 -
This March, census forms will be delivered to every residence in the Unite
November 25, 2009 -
While its mythology might lead us to imagine America has been celebrating it ever since the Pilgrims joined with their Indian neighbors to throw a feast of gratitude after surviving a brutal winter, Thanksgiving as a national U.S. holiday is actually a more recent tradition — first proclaimed by President Lincoln in the midst of the Civil War.