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An exhibit at the California African American Museum in Los Angeles features the work of the late painter Ernie Barnes.

The undeniable feature of the show is the painting “Sugar Shack.”

Here & Now’s Tonya Mosley visited the museum and talked with visitors about why they love the painting.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

The country at the center of the impeachment inquiry, Ukraine, has long been caught between Russia and the U.S.

Here & Now’s Jeremy Hobson looks at some of that recent history with Serhii Plokhii, professor of Ukrainian history and director of the Ukrainian Research Institute at Harvard.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

Doctors are noticing patients who suffer from arthritis are asking by name for CBD, a cannabis extract, to help manage pain. 

A recent study backs up what many parents of children with disabilities already know: It’s tough to find quality child care for kids with special needs.

Georgetown University students joined inmates in the District of Columbia for a college-level music class focusing on incarceration in the U.S.

WAMU’s Mikaela Lefrak (@mikafrak) reports.

Elizabeth Boineau, a Charleston, South Carolina, resident who had planned to sell her 1939 Colonial-style house, will have to tear it down because of repeated flooding.

Here & Now‘s Robin Young talks with Boineau (@eboineau) about what’s happened.

Two black pastors from Milwaukee were on their way home from a fishing trip in May when their boat trailer got a flat tire. They pulled over to the side of a highway in the suburbs and called for a tow truck.

As they waited, a deputy from the Waukesha County Sheriff’s Department pulled up behind them. At first they were relieved. But then, after offering up their insurance papers, the deputy asked if they had any guns or drugs.

Ski industry giant Vail Resorts aims to finalize its purchase of Crested Butte Mountain Resort soon — a remarkable turn of events for the central Colorado ski area that’s prided itself on being anti-corporate.

Affordable housing in Puerto Rico has been in short supply after Hurricane Maria ravaged the island last year. Now, some residents in historic Old San Juan say Airbnb is making things worse.

There’s concern about the practice of buying entire buildings and renting them out through the short-term lodging service, and how that could impact neighborhoods’ character and sense of community.

The 2016 film “Nowhere to Hide” (@NTHDoc) follows nurse Nori Sharif through five years of drastic change in one of the world’s most dangerous and inaccessible areas: the “triangle of death” in central Iraq.

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