The documentary "Mali Blues" portrays courageous musicians singing against Islamists. Plus: the new Museum of African American History and Culture in Washington. And: a unique joint German-Mexican music project.
It's been seen as a culmination of decades of struggle. The African American Museum in Washington D.C. is being officially thrown open to the public on September 24. The 540 million-dollar museum exhibits the highs and lows of African American history.
While racial tension has been increasing on the streets of the US recently, the first national museum for African American history has now opened in the nation’s capital. A symbol of hope and reconciliation?
Located near the Washington Monument, the National Museum of African American History and Culture is a landmark many consider long overdue. From slavery to the election of the first African American president, the museum tells the stories of African Americans across the country. One of them is Dorie Ladner, who took part in the historic march on the US capital in 1963.
The uprising by Jewish people entrapped in the Warsaw Ghetto 75 years ago has been well documented in art and literature. Here, a look at how the event has served as fodder in films.
Libraries have existed for more than 4,000 years. They may resemble a ballroom or a UFO, but no matter what they look like, they are great places to celebrate World Book Day 2018 on April 23.
Take the quiz, and you could win great CDs. We play a cover version of a German hit, and you tell us who did the original. Who did “Little Hollywood” first?
a) Boys Noize
b) Alle Farben
We’re giving away CDs by Eunique, Prada Meinhoff, Ace Tee and Feine Sahne Fischfilet.
As DW unveils its new art collection featuring two major Senegalese artists — the "Joseph Beuys of Africa," Joe Ouakam, and Paris-based Soly Cissé — we look at a booming trend in the global art market.
The most important prize in the country's gaming industry, the German Computer Games Awards selects innovative games in 14 categories. This year's winners include "Huxley," "Assassin's Creed Origins" and "Townsmen VR."
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