Noted historian Nell Irvin Painter is an author and professor emerita at Princeton. Her latest book, The History of White People, was featured on The Colbert Report and received rave reviews in the US and England. In this conversation with María Hinojosa, Painter explains what drives her, how the idea of beauty has changed in America, and why she doesn’t believe race exists.
As social improvements move forward in South Riding, Robert (David Morrissey) faces ruin after a principled stand against political corruption, and Sarah (Anna Maxwell Martin) confronts a crisis, both personal and professional.
At risk of losing his estate to pay family medical bills, Robert (David Morrissey) travels to Manchester seeking work. There, he chances to meet Sarah (Anna Maxwell Martin), and they have a drink together. Penelope Wilton also stars.
By Julie Rovner
Activists want to rewrite laws to recognize someone as a person from the moment a sperm fertilizes an egg. But a redefinition could threaten the use of a long list of commonly used contraceptives, including some birth control pills and the intrauterine device.
By Danielle Dreilinger
On International Women's Day, pioneering ad executive Charlotte Beers talks about her climb to success and how other women can get there too.
WOMEN'S HISTORY MONTH
Women of Color and the "Women's Agenda"
Basic Black presents a women's roundtable with Anita Hill, Sen. Sonia Chang-Diaz, Kim McLarin, Callie Crossley and Lani Guinier, exploring how women of color are represented in the political landscape.