There is a certain power in being the first to do something. When it comes to wine, that distinction has been a bit up for grabs. But a recent archaeological discovery may have pinpointed the origins of the simple, but incredibly complicated, origins of wine. VOA's Kevin Enochs reports.
Racial inequality in post war America and civil rights activism are prevalent themes in Hollywood films this season. Using gritty cinematography and A-list actors, directors such as Kathryn Bigelow, George Clooney and Dan Gilroy shed light on the history of racial injustice in America and open up the conversation about racial tensions in the present. VOA’s Penelope Poulou has more.