The Kitchen Sisters: Stories Of Black Visionaries, Seekers And Entrepreneurs

Golden Globe and Emmy Award-winning actress Alfre Woodard hosts this richly-produced and deeply-layered special that resonates for Black History Month. The Kitchen Sisters mined their archives to spotlight and tell fantastic human stories in their unique style. Some highlights include a man taping the history of his town with a scavenged cassette recorder, a woman fighting for social justice with a pie and a disc jockey igniting his community with sound.


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The Judgment Of Paris: The Blind Taste Test That Decanted The Wine World

Forty years ago, the top names in French food and wine judged a blind tasting pitting the finest French wines against unknown California bottles. The results revolutionized the wine industry.
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D.C.'s Public Schools Select New Lunch Providers

D.C. Public Schools is abandoning longtime school food provider Chartwells in the wake of allegations of poor food quality and fraud and moving forward with new vendors for 2016. But, questions remain about the selection process and future oversight.

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Creating A D.C. State Constitution

We explore the historic process of crafting a constitution for D.C. statehood nearly three decades after the last attempt, and find out how drafters are preparing for the June constitutional convention.

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In A Lawsuit, New York Accuses Domino's Pizza Of Wage Theft

It's the latest chapter in a long campaign against wage theft by New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman. His office has already recovered millions of dollars in wages for low-income workers.