Journalist and author Ta-Nehisi Coates was just named a MacArthur Fellow. A conversation with Coates about the devastating effect of mass incarceration on black families and his recent memoir about growing up in inner-city Baltimore.
Rev. Barry Lynn has been a central player in the major church-state battles for decades. In his new book he revisits the issues that have defined his career like prayer in public school and reproductive rights.
As the second season of "Orange Is The New Black" premiers on Netflix, the woman that inspired the series, Piper Kerman, joins Diane to talk about her experience behind bars and her work on prison reform.
Oil prices have fallen to an 11-year low, and last week’s repeal of the oil export ban allows U.S. producers to ship overseas. Join us for a discussion on the economic and geopolitical implications of the global oil surplus.
Kojo explores what comes next and what's at stake in the other cases related to Freddie Gray's death with Doug Gansler, a former state and federal prosecutor with his own experiences handling politically explosive criminal cases.
The mistrial leaves prosecutors, defense attorneys and a populace anxious to find closure back at square one. Lawyers are scheduled to meet in the judge's chambers Thursday to discuss dates for a possible retrial.
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