Etiquette

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A Hispanic Butcher Illustrates the Changing Culture of North Carolina

This short documentary offers a glimpse into a butcher's store where whites, African Americans, and Hispanics are united by food.

Danish Siddiqui/Reuters

One Year After the Pulse Massacre, an Orlando Group Confronts LGBT Death Head-On

For this community, “death isn't hypothetical or further down the line.”

Brad Ogbonna

Retracing Black Gotham

A walking tour and graphic novel series memorialize Manhattan’s earliest African residents.

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Redefining Manhood Amid Violence in Chicago

A youth counseling program lets kids take the lead to navigate ethics and integrity.

© Tony Baizan

A Neighborhood Look at Immigrant Life

These photos, taken by middle- and high-school students, reveal glimpses of the contributions immigrants make in their community in the South Bronx.

Courtesy of Blitz Party

At These Costume Parties, Londoners Take Refuge in Blitz Nostalgia

The rose-tinted look at history is bumping against current terror attacks.

Courtesy of the Lu-Thai family

What Family Photos Reveal About National Identity

The Royal Ontario Museum is staging an exhibition devoted to snapshots—and what it means to be Canadian.

Installation view “City of Queen Anne’s Lace” at ...

Two Cuban-Born Artists Depict Detroit's Resurgence

In a new exhibition, Alejandro Campins and José Yaque capture the energy of the city’s past while exploring its future.

Alice Driver

Meet the Cubans Who Find Connection in Havana's Wi-Fi Parks

“Years ago, I wrote letters. Now I talk to my son every day.”

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The New Urban Fried-Chicken Crisis

The life and death and rebirth of fried chicken in American cities.

Courtesy of Shared Studios

The 'Portals' Encouraging Real Conversations About Policing and Race

Two Yale professors are using immersive technology to enable connections between communities of color in low-income neighborhoods across four U.S. cities.

Eric Vidal/Reuters

Defining European Identity in a Divided Europe

A new museum, the House of European History, highlights the tensions between national identities and transnational belonging.

New York Department of Economic Development

Driving Through New York State's Human-Rights History

The state’s latest tourism campaign makes a point to focus on sites at the center of the LGBT movement and the push for abolition and women’s suffrage.

Punit Paranjpe/Reuters

The Transformative Power of Play in Urban India

As urbanization shrinks places for recreation, Project KHEL finds new uses for slices of neighborhoods, parks, and fields and uses sports to introduce life skills to underserved kids.

BH Tilt

'Lowriders' Pictures the Nuanced Identities of L.A.'s Chicano Youth

This family drama takes some expected, even stereotypical turns. But it gets a lot of things right.

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Yes, Elite Women's Clubs Still Exist

In Washington, D.C., and other U.S. cities, members-only meetinghouses continue to occupy prime real estate.

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Naked Germany, Straining at the Seams

Nudity, or Freikörperkultur, has long been a part of public life in Germany. Can it withstand an era of increasing globalization and tech?

Chris Youssef

Chasing London's Cloud of Feral Parakeets

Tracking the green birds gave me a new vantage point on the city.