WAMU 88.5 : Community

Look Good, Feel Better

Look Good, Feel Better (LGFB) is a hands-on workshop conducted by volunteer cosmetologists on Tuesday, May 1 at 1 p.m. In includes a 12-step skin care and makeup program and a demonstration on how to use wigs, turbans, scarves and hats to help a woman cope with the side effects of cancer treatment. This program is a partnership between the American Cancer Society, the Personal Care Council and the National Cosmetology Association. RSVP here or call (301)493-5002.

Hope Connections for Cancer Support helps people with cancer and their loved ones deal with the emotional and physical impact of cancer through professionally facilitated programs of emotional support, education, wellness and hope. All programs are provided free of charge thanks to the generous support of individuals, corporations and foundations.

Hope Connections for Cancer Support: 5430 Grosvenor Lane, Suite 100, Bethesda, MD 20814

NPR

Opulent And Apolitical: The Art Of The Met's Islamic Galleries

Navina Haidar, an Islamic art curator at the Met, says she isn't interested in ideology: "The only place where we allow ourselves any passion is in the artistic joy ... of something that's beautiful."
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Here's The Buzz On America's Forgotten Native 'Tea' Plant

It's called yaupon. Native Americans once made a brew from its caffeinated leaves and traded them widely. With several companies now selling yaupon, it may be poised for a comeback.
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Fannie Lou Hamer and the Fight for Voting Rights

Kojo explores the life and legacy of Fannie Lou Hamer, a poor Mississippi sharecropper who became an outspoken voice in the civil rights movement and the fight for voting rights.

WAMU 88.5

Computer Guys and Gal

Chrysler recalls cars to boost their cybersecurity. Microsoft debuts its new Windows 10 operating system. And navigation tech could bring us robotic lawn mowers. The Computer Guys and Gal explain.

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