Watch Muhammad Faridi and his father tell their story of his father immigrating to the U.S. and Muhammad working his way through law school driving a cab. Their story is part of the U.S. Library of Congress’ American Folklife Center. Watch it here:
Tune in at noon EST on 11/18 to hear from Inuit throat singing sisters @PIQSIQ_music . The sister duo will be featured as a part of the @libraryofcongress American Folklife Center concert series. To watch:
During a time of economic crisis, a new #podcast will celebrate the diversity & tenacity of American #workers with stories from a variety of trades. "America Works" launches Sept. 3 from the American Folklife Center@librarycongress . Check it out!
WATCH: On today's Homegrown concert, guitarist Walter Parks performs material based on field recordings from our American Folklife Center, Aug 12 at noon ET on our Youtube channel & the AFC Facebook page -- don't miss it!
WATCH: On today's noontime Homegrown concert, American roots music duo Jay Ungar & Molly Mason, perform in concert. Aug 5 at noon ET on our Youtube channel & the American Folklife Center Facebook page -- don't miss it!
WATCH: On today's noontime Homegrown concert, Sean Ardoin performs his unique and authentic brand of American Creole music. July 29 at noon ET on our Youtube channel & the American Folklife Center Facebook page -- don't miss it!
NEWS: This morning, Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced that the American Folklife Center will house the National AIDS Memorial Quilt Archive, containing 200,000+ photos, bios, letters & other artifacts of the lives memorialized on Quilt panels. #TheAIDSQuilt
This #Thanksgiving , invites you to take part in , a nation #TheGreatListenl movement to create an oral history of the US by recording an interview with a loved one using the StoryCorps App. (Interviews archived at our American Folklife Center)