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M.I.A. Interview on NPR | “I can be in the same category as Jacob”


“I put people on the map that never seen a map.” - M.I.A. Today, we woke up to a fascinating interview on NPR with a brilliant artist who constantly challenges and inspires us – M.I.A. In it, she discusses the realities of being a refugee of war from Sri Lanka in London, the perspective of now having a voice in [...] Read More

TED Talk Tuesdays // How can young people make an impact?


When TED Radio Hour (a co-production of NPR and TED) explored what defines millennials in their segment, “The Next Greatest Generation?,” they looked to Natalie Warne’s 2011 TEDxTeen talk for an answer. Entitled “How can young people make an impact?,” Natalie recounts her experiences as a young teenage activist organizing rallies, mobilizing fellow activists all [...] Read More

Common Good Exchange // Non-Toxic Revolution

Non toxic revolution

As part of our Fourth Estate Leadership Summit this August, we’re partnering with more than 40 top social brands to be part of our Common Good Exchange so that participants can interact and meet the people behind forward-thinking organizations. We’re excited to welcome the Keep a Breast Foundation’s Non-Toxic Revolution to the Summit. In 1999, the founder of the Keep [...] Read More

The Super Bowl’s dark side

Lights Out

The Super Bowl is one of the most widely celebrated sporting events in the world, and each year the U.S. city selected to host the event benefits with a huge boost in its economy. Even with all of the excitement surrounding the game, there is a dark and often overlooked tragedy surrounding the event. According to [...] Read More

Roy Lichtenstein: A retrospective

Roy Lichenstein

Perfectly timed with MOVE:DC, you’ll have the opportunity to see some amazing work by Roy Lichtenstein. From now until mid-January, Washington DC’s National Gallery of Art will showcase Roy Lichtenstein: A Retrospective, the artist’s biggest showing since his death in 1997. The 100+ collection spans several decades and showcases how he became a leading man in the Pop [...] Read More

Artist Ambassador: Wye Oak LIVE streams concert

Jenn Wasner (guitar and keyboard) and Andy Stack (drums)

Going to concerts is fun, no doubt. Seeing two great bands for free, now that’s an awesome show. Dirty Projectors and Wye Oak, a combo that can’t be beat, will be playing this Friday and you’re all invited. At approx. 9:15 PM ET, NPR will broadcast their show live from Washington D.C.’s 9:30 Club. And you can see it from your computer [...] Read More