Pulitzer Prize winner Philip Levine, known for his detailed and personal verse about the working class, has been appointed the country's new poet laureate.
According to new study too much time spent on social networking sites can cause teens to develop narcissistic tendencies and anti-social behavior
When it comes to racial diversity in comic books, the times are changing for the better.
In an era where Facebook and Twitter dominate the scene, MySpace, which saw its peak in popularity in 2006, has been rendered irrelevant.
Hip-hop is one of the greatest cultural contributions of the U.S. From Japan to South Africa the thumping bass and rhythmic lyrical accompaniment that is hip-hop has swept the globe.
As part of the 4th annual Chicago Zombie March, members from UNITE HERE Local 1 applied some face paint and walked the picket line in front of the Congress Hotel.
Actor Jeff Bridges was among those who eulogized actress Betty Garrett in an April 6 memorial service attended by hundreds of entertainment community members.
Having been raised in Maine, son of a lineman and a mother and stepmother who were state workers, I am infuriated that the Republican governor there has ordered the removal of mural that depicts the role of Maine working people.
The festival will include Cuban artists, musicians, dancers, filmmakers, photographers and writers who will showcase their work.
Activists said they were inspired, "fired up and ready to go" at The Voices for Jobs, Equality & Peace - People's World Amistad Awards Concert held in New Haven, Connecticut Dec. 5.