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Was Throwing A Badminton Match Really So Bad?

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This week in the Barbershop, the guys talk about the best and worst moments so far at the London Olympics. They'll also weigh in on the controversy surrounding Chick-fil-A after the company's CEO Dan Cathy shared his view of same-sex marriage. Host Michel Martin checks in with writer Jimi Izrael; professor Lester Spence; civil rights attorney Arsalan Iftikhar; and journalist Fernando Vila.
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It Takes A Nation: Art For Social Justice At The Katzen Arts Center

As the Minister of Culture for the Black Panther Party, graphic artist Emory Douglas created striking visual images for the movement's publications and posters.

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Long Absent In China, Tipping Makes A Comeback At A Few Trendy Restaurants

Viewed for decades as capitalist exploitation, tipping is now being encouraged at some upscale, urban restaurants catering to wealthy, young customers. Restaurateurs insist it's strictly voluntary.
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It Takes A Nation: Art For Social Justice At The Katzen Arts Center

As the Minister of Culture for the Black Panther Party, graphic artist Emory Douglas created striking visual images for the movement's publications and posters.

WAMU 88.5

DDOT Questions Metro's Ability To Protect People With Disabilities For Ride-Hailing Paratransit Trips

As Metro looks to reduce the cost of its expensive MetroAccess paratransit service, they're turning to ride-hailing companies like Uber and Lyft to provide low-cost trips. Some critics say they represent a race to the bottom.

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