Mandalit del Barco http://wmot.org en Settlement Brings An Early End To Apple's Price-Fixing Case http://wmot.org/post/settlement-brings-early-end-apples-price-fixing-case Transcript <p>MELISSA BLOCK, HOST: <p>This is ALL THINGS CONSIDERED from NPR News. I'm Melissa Block.<p>ROBERT SIEGEL, HOST: <p>And I'm Robert Siegel. Apple has reached an out-of-court settlement with dozens of states and a number of other plaintiffs over e-book price fixing. The company was facing more than $800 million in damages. Tue, 17 Jun 2014 20:06:00 +0000 Mandalit del Barco 39975 at http://wmot.org Ruby Dee: An Actress Who Marched On Washington And Onto The Screen http://wmot.org/post/ruby-dee-actress-who-marched-washington-and-screen Born Ruby Ann Wallace in the early 1920s in Cleveland, actress and civil rights activist Ruby Dee most identified with the part of New York City where she was raised.<p>"I don't know who I would be if I weren't this child from Harlem, this woman from Harlem. It's in me so deep," Dee told NPR's <em>Tell Me More</em> in 2007.<p>She died Wednesday of natural causes at her home in New Rochelle, N.Y., surrounded by her children and grandchildren. She was 91.<p>Dee, who took the surname of her first husband, blues singer Frankie Dee, grew up in Harlem's rich cultural neighborhood, writing poetry. Thu, 12 Jun 2014 23:43:00 +0000 Mandalit del Barco 39788 at http://wmot.org Ruby Dee: An Actress Who Marched On Washington And Onto The Screen How Do You Get Latino Kids Into Classical Music? Bring The Parents http://wmot.org/post/how-do-you-get-latino-kids-classical-music-bring-parents Outside the concert hall at Occidental College, in Los Angeles' Eagle Rock neighborhood, children are invited to test out the instruments the Santa Cecilia Orchestra will play later. Alexa Media Rodriguez, 8, says she and her family have never before been to an orchestra concert. Tue, 27 May 2014 21:35:00 +0000 Mandalit del Barco 39104 at http://wmot.org How Do You Get Latino Kids Into Classical Music? Bring The Parents Writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Who Gave Voice To Latin America, Dies http://wmot.org/post/writer-gabriel-garcia-marquez-who-gave-voice-latin-america-dies Latin American author Gabriel Garcia Marquez, who won the Nobel Prize in literature in 1982, died Thursday. He was 87. Garcia Marquez, the master of a style known as magic realism, was and remains Latin America's best-known writer.<p>His novels were filled with miraculous and enchanting events and characters; love and madness; wars, politics, dreams and death. Thu, 17 Apr 2014 21:30:00 +0000 Mandalit del Barco 37433 at http://wmot.org Writer Gabriel Garcia Marquez, Who Gave Voice To Latin America, Dies In 'Cesar Chavez,' A Reluctant Hero Fights For 'La Causa' http://wmot.org/post/new-movie-cesar-chavez-spotlights-chicano-movement-organizer Cesar Chavez, the late farmworker advocate and union activist, remains one of the most well-known Latino leaders. He inspired the Chicano movement in the 1960s and '70s, and is depicted in countless murals throughout the West.<p>There are schools, streets and libraries named after him. There's a movement to make his birthday, March 31, a national day of service. And now, Chavez is being celebrated in a new feature film that opens Friday.<p>The movie, which bears the activist's name, focuses on the 1960s, when Chavez started the United Farm Workers union. Fri, 28 Mar 2014 19:02:13 +0000 Mandalit del Barco 36553 at http://wmot.org In 'Cesar Chavez,' A Reluctant Hero Fights For 'La Causa'