NPR's Audie Cornish talks to writer Ta-Nehisi Coates about his new series of Black Panther comics that explore the character of an African-prince-turned-superhero.
Set amidst Brazil's version of rodeo, Gabriel Mascaro's new film blends hope, melancholy, humor and poetry. Critic John Powers says Neon Bull is a remarkable feature that is filled with funny moments.
The real, historical Thomas Jefferson never wrote anything about Sally Hemings, his slave and companion for decades. But she comes to life in a complex new novel from author Stephen O'Connor.