Latest Episodes

How I created the first Chinese Superman character
May 21, 2020

Cartoonist Gene Luen Yang on how he helped create the first Chinese Superman character

The refugee lawyer prosecuting IS war crimes
May 20, 2020

Rez Gardi became the first Kurdish refugee to graduate from Harvard Law School

Beyond the bushfires: a koala doctor's story
May 19, 2020

Cheyne Flanagan's fight to rescue and re-home Australia's koalas

Wynton Marsalis: the making of a jazzman
May 18, 2020

How a reluctant trumpet player became the most celebrated jazz musician of his generation

Trying to get my penpal out of prison
May 16, 2020

A letter, a murder and a boxer’s dying wish turned a teenager’s life around

The woman behind Senegal's Sex and the City
May 14, 2020

Kalista Sy created a TV series that's taking Senegal by storm

Sacrificing my sexuality to be a black role model
May 13, 2020

Becoming one of the first African American actors on children's TV came with an ultimatum

Blades, bullets and my escape from 'murder city'
May 12, 2020

Rollerblading led Jessel Recinos into bad ways, but eventually became his salvation

They thought my husband was a spy
May 11, 2020

Matthew Hedges was on a work trip in the UAE when he was accused of being a British spy

My journey to become the first Native American US Poet Laureate
May 07, 2020

Joy Harjo survived prejudice and abuse to become one of America's most acclaimed poets