Reverend Alex Gee, head of the Fountain of Life Covenant Church, and Erica Nelson, author of a recent report on Madison's racial divide, talk about race relations in the wake of the death of Tony Robinson.
Producer Charles Monroe-Kane lives a few blocks from the house where an Afrian-American teenager was recently killed by a white police officer. The impacts of the shooting have been rippling through the mixed-race neighborhood. Charles and his family are whiet. Here's how they are responding.
In 2006, journalist Jill Leovy started a blog called "The Homicide Report." Her goal was to document every murder committed in L.A. County -- all 1,000 of them. She spent two years embedded with homicide detectives, talking with victim's families, witnesses and suspects. Now Leovy talks about her book, "Ghettoside: A True Story of Murder in America."
From pickles to kefir, sourdough bread to home-brewed beer -- if it can be cultured or fermented, someone you know is making it. There's a fermentation revival brewing in urban lofts and rural homesteads. Today, we explore the science, art and politics of fermented foods.
Sauerkraut, kimchee, kefir, kombucha... Sandor Katz calls himself a "fermentation fetishist." The author of The Art of Fermentation and The Revolution Will Not Be Microwaved explains what's driving today's fermentation revival.
What if we could harness nature to grow clothing for us? London-based fashion designer Suzanne Lee explains how she grows cloth inside giant vats of fermented tea. It's part of a future industry she calls "bio-couture".
At the University of Colorado, microbiologist Rob Knight is exploring a new frontier -- the human microbiome. His work could revolutionize medicine. But first we all need to get a lot more comfortable talking about poop.
History began when humans invented gods. It will end when we become gods. Yuval Noah Harari's sweeping and provocative Sapiens retells the history of our species from an entirely new perspective. Homo sapiens rules the world, Harari says, because we are the only animals that can believe in things that exist purely in the imagination. Like money, states, and gods.