Nobody in the USA was interested in keeping the house of civil rights' activist Rosa Parks. So, the artist Ryan Mendoza decided to demolish and rebuild it in his backyard in Berlin.
The city of Detroit wanted to destroy the former house of Rosa Parks, "the first lady of civil rights." Her family didn't allow that to happen. It was moved to Berlin, to the garden of artist Ryan Mendoza.
The city of Detroit planned to demolish the civil rights icon's house but Ryan Mendoza, an American artist living in Berlin, saved it. He bought it and rebuilt it next to his own home in Berlin.
At a time of great flux in global politics, the EU and China want to show they are willing to work together to tackle the daunting challenges facing the world, from trade and investment to security and climate change.
Ötzi the iceman hits the big screen, a mother flees and a family takes an unsettling vacation in the German contributions at the Locarno Film Festival. For DW's Julia Hitz, the German entries weren't daring enough.
Nearly two-thirds of German youths aged 13 and under read books several times a week, according to a new study. Magazines are still very popular among the age group. Only one-third turns to YouTube for entertainment.
Perhaps best known for his infectious hit "Rhinestone Cowboy" and role as a gunslinger in the John Wayne movie, "True Grit," singer Glen Campbell heavily influenced the music world before his death at the age of 81.
By some calculations, hip-hop is celebrating 44 years as a musical genre and a movement this weekend. German rap is not quite so old, but there have been three rhyme-rich decades so far.
Millions of kissing and laughing smileys are sent out in text messages every day. As they now become superstars in "The Emoji Movie," here's a look back at how the hype surrounding the visual language developed.
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