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Six Words: 'You've Got To Be Taught' Intolerance

A huge hit upon its release, the 1949 musical South Pacific still resonates with contributors to The Race Card Project — particularly a song about how prejudice is learned, not innate.
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Unity Is A Difficult Mission For Christians In Israel

In Israel, Christians make up just 2 percent of the population. Their numbers are rising and the population diversifying.
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The American Story, As It Was Reported To The Rest Of The Nation

A new exhibit about ethnic newspapers, radio and TV stations and other media outlets has opened at the Newseum in Washington, D.C.
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Court User Fees Bill Defendants For Their Punishment

Courts have found a new source of funding by charging fees to defendants who go through the criminal justice system. NPR's Joe Shapiro tells NPR's Lynn Neary about his year-long investigation into the fees.
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How It Happened: 10 Years Of Gay Marriage

On May 17 10 years ago, Massachusetts issued the first fully legal same-sex marriage license in the United States. Tanya McCloskey and Marcia Kadish were the recipients of that license. The growing acceptance of gay marriage in the U.S. is due in part to gay advertising and public support of gay-friendly workplace policies. Marketing expert David Paisley explains how that change happened to guest host Tess Vigeland.
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Iran Reluctant To Disclose Secret Nuclear Activities

Iran wants relief from economic sanctions, but the International Atomic Energy Agency wants answers about rumored weapons programs before it makes a new agreement.
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Black Men And Their 'Life Cycles Of Inequity'

Sixty years after Brown v. Board of Education, persistent segregation and a school-to-prison pipeline suggest young black men still suffer. NPR's Scott Simon talks with Colorlines editor Kai Wright.
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Nostalgia For What's Been Lost Since 'Brown V. Board'

No one wants to return to the system of American apartheid. Public education, with its glaring inequities, is a reminder of all the work left undone.
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Who's Carl This Time

Carl Kasell reads three quotes from the week's news: Face the Elevator Music, Google Be Gone, Under the Sea.
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Special Message 1

A few words for Carl, from a famous friend.

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