Ntshepeng Motema is a South African living in New York. In this radio essay, she talks about how she's been spending a lot of time online checking for news on the health of South Africa's ailing former president, Nelson Mandela.
Reporter Betto Arcos looks back at Rigo Tovar, a big pop music figure in Mexico in the 1970s and 80s. Betto used to listen to his music and was invited to write a personal essay for a newly published book on Rigo Tovar called "Rigo es Amor."
Hollywood icon Esther Williams died Thursday at the age of 91. The movie star was a former Los Angeles Athletic Club champion swimmer. She's remembered for her impressive aquatic feats in major MGM extravaganzas of the 1940s and 50s.