Lifelong Activist Kris Kristofferson to Receive Woody Guthrie Prize

By Kennedi Johnson Tackling topics from racism to poverty, folk singer and songwriter Woody Guthrie dedicated his life to voicing the issues of oppressed Americans through his music. In honor of his altruistic spirit, the Woody Guthrie Center annually awards … Continue reading

Kris Kristofferson on United Farm Workers, activism, and landing a helicopter on Johnny Cash’s lawn

By Laura Ferreiro With his deep, gravelly baritone and his acoustic guitar, Kris Kristofferson has championed causes ranging from promoting tolerance to defending human rights for decades. Often described as an outlaw poet, his journey has taken him from Oxford, … Continue reading