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Haiti's Children Face An Uncertain Future

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This year's earthquake profoundly affected Haiti's children, leaving many of them without parents or access to schooling. The disaster also complicated the process through which many children are adopted by families in foreign countries. WAMU's Sabri Ben-Achour spent part of the day yesterday at a school for what people in Haiti call "Restaveks," or child slaves.

**A photo slideshow of the school and students:**
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'Southside With You' Has Us Asking: Where Is The Love In Black Movies?

The movie Southside with You is opening in theaters. The film follows Michelle and Barack Obama's very first date, and shows something we don't get too see too often in film: black romance.
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Ramen Noodles Are Now The Prison Currency Of Choice

Ramen will buy anything from smuggled fruit to laundry services from fellow inmates, a study at one prison finds. It's not just that ramen is tasty: Prisoners say they're not getting enough food.
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Episode 721: Unbuilding A City

Why is it so hard to knock down 17 vacant houses in a shrinking city?
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Want To Play Video Games Made In D.C.? Here's Your Chance.

An event called District Arcade brings together 23 locally made video games.

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