Who are the most influential African-American architects in the nation’s history? Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has done the research, and now she’s sharing the biographies and notable buildings designed by eight of the most famous pioneering black architects in America – names we all need to know and celebrate.
With the ongoing protests and marches for social justice unfolding across America and the world, we got to talking with our older relatives and our youthful friends and a lively debate ensued: what is the best playlist of protest music and songs? Music was integral to the civil rights movement and the anti-war protests of the 1960’s. What is the soundtrack of the current Black Lives Matter moment and movement? Our resident DJ Julie Chang Murphy has curated our list of the most popular protest songs from the civil rights era to the current day to fuel us and inspire us as we raise our voices and speak our truth.
There’s so much happening in America right now. Which caused us to ask: what’s the best music playlist for July 4th this year? Our correspondent and resident DJ Julie Chang Murphy has created a playlist of the perfect American songs for Independence Day this year. Find it on Spotify here.
Thanks to The Great Lockdown, lots of luxury shoppers have been forced to explore the options for online designer fashion and home decor. Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has a review of Verishop, a new luxury online shopping site with accessible price points for women’s fashion apparel, accessories, menswear, kids and beauty.
Every new era has its own unique slang – the new words and phrases that were invented to describe something that has never been experienced before. So, what are the best new words invented in the COVID-19 era? Our correspondent Julie Chang Murphy has a glossary of definitions for all of the new words, slang and phrases invented during the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic era that are now fully integrated into our everyday vocabularies. When the 2020 time capsule is opened, they’ll need this definition of terms to interpret most of what they find.