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Bernard and Shirley Kinsey started buying art 50 years ago. Today, the Kinsey Collection travels around the country, illuminating 400 years of the African-American experience, through documents, books, artifacts and artwork.

Carol Highsmith / Library of Congress

A landmark exhibition that addresses former President Thomas Jefferson’s long-debated relationship with Sally Hemings, one of his slaves who bore six of his children, will begin its national tour in Dallas this fall.

Stella M. Chávez / KERA News

A man dressed in gold and black blows a trumpet shell. A teenage boy beats on a drum. They’re part of a group that performs traditional Aztec dances.

On Saturday morning, they’re inside the gym at the Wesley-Rankin Community Center in West Dallas. Some of the kids watching may have seen these colorfully dressed dancers before, but few of them know what the dances mean.

California Bakery / Flickr Creative Commons

There’s just something about a New York bagel. But what is it exactly? And can it be found outside of the city?

Hot dogs and buns are made for each other. But while hot dogs are traditionally sold in packs of 10, buns are sold in in packs of eight.

edwardsvillepubliclibrary / Flickr

The simple rhymes and songs we know courtesy of Mother Goose weren’t actually written for children. For the most part, nursery rhymes were composed by peasants in an exercise of solidarity. Themes in these rhymes range from infanticide to political treachery, and when you find out what most of these poems are really about, it can be downright scary.

Study Up For 'Think': Textbook Truths

Oct 6, 2014
Truthout.org / flickr

Does an education heavy on biases compromise the learning health of a classroom? The Texas State Board of Education will vote on new social studies textbooks, a first since 2002, in November. A group of professionals studied the material the proposed books will have and found numerous inaccuracies and opinions.  Professors David Brockman, religious studies scholar, and Kathleen Wellman, history intellectual,  join Krys Boyd in the textbook conversation today at 1 p.m.

Study Up For 'Think': The Hidden World Of WWI

Jul 31, 2014
Jeff Gusky

This summer marks the centennial anniversary of the First World War. But recently, unknown underground cities of the trenches were discovered. Today at 1 p.m. on Think, Dallas photographer Jeff Gusky joins Krys Boyd to talk about his collection of photographs that document the unseen artwork, artifacts, and sculptures of WWI.

Study Up For 'Think': Dress Lessons

Jun 18, 2014
Bohan_伯韩 Shen_沈 / flickr

Fashion has been shaping our culture for decades, but have we lost the true art of getting dressed? Today at 1 p.m., Linda Przbyszewski—historian, dressmaker and author of "The Lost Art of Dress: The Women Who Once Made America Stylish"joins Krys Boyd to revisit the lessons the the 20th Century Dress Doctors once taught.

Guess Where The Worst Traffic Spots Are In Dallas?

Mar 14, 2014
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Five stories that have North Texas talking: Worst traffic spots in Texas listed in new study; $400,000 worth of sorority pins stolen in inside job; Texas Revolution is center of upcoming History Channel series; and more.