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Poetry Challenge: Create A List Poem That Grapples With Rise Of Anti-Asian Racism

/Katherine Du
| Attacks against Asian Americans have increased since the coronavirus pandemic began. Tell us how you cope with this anti-Asian violence and discrimination in the form of a list poem.

George R.R. Martin Signs New Five Year Deal With HBO And HBO Max

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The best-selling fantasy author whose books were turned into the hit series Game of Thrones is attached to multiple projects in the pipeline for the media company and streaming service.

Larry McMurtry, Novelist And Screenwriter Of The West, Has Died At Age 84

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In over 30 novels and across dozens of screenplays, non-fiction works and memoirs, McMurtry became a beloved, yet unsentimental chronicler of the American West.

Works By Thomas Edison, Kermit The Frog Inducted Into Library Of Congress

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The Library of Congress chose 25 titles considered "audio treasures worthy of preservation" to join the National Recording Registry collection.

Actors Involved In James Franco Suit Settle, Drop Claims

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Two actors that had alleged the Oscar-winner's acting school sexually exploited female students have reached a preliminary settlement agreement. It is unclear if monetary payments are involved.

'I'm Not A Cover Girl': Halima Aden On Why She Decided To Leave A Modeling Career

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Halima Aden, the first hijab-wearing supermodel, thought a career in fashion might help her be a role model. But it left her feeling disconnected from her own image. So she's leaving it behind.

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'Not Broken But Simply Unfinished': Poet Amanda Gorman Calls For A Better America

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The 22-year-old composed a poem, "The Hill We Climb," that acknowledges the recent insurrection attempt, but turns resolutely toward hope. "The new dawn blooms," she writes.

Seesaws Built On U.S. Border Wall Win Prestigious Design Prize

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"We are hopeful for change and that we start building more bridges instead of walls," says Ronald Rael, one of the designers of the project.

Pierre Cardin: French Fashion Designer Dies At 98

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The son of Italian immigrants worked with luminaries such as Jean Cocteau and Christian Dior before launching his own line.