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The Sapphires

Inspired by a true story, "The Sapphires" is a lighthearted film about a serious subject: overcoming the legacy of institutional racism in Australia.

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Jamaica Kincaid

Kojo talks with author Jamaica Kincaid about what's really at the heart of "See Now Then," her childhood and her career thus far.

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Players Compete In 10th Annual Fairfax Pinball Open

Pinball fanatics can test their skills on classics and new machines this weekend.

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20 Years Of The Family And Medical Leave Act

On the 20th anniversary of the Family and Medical Leave Act, we explore why it's still hard for many workers to take time off when they're sick or need to care for family members.

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The Past And Future Of Big Box Bookstores

Barnes & Noble recently announced it will close nearly 300 bookstores over the coming decade. We consider the past and future of chain bookstores.

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Digital Humanities

We’ll discover what digital humanities scholars are uncovering about the past and learn how some are thinking far in the future to preserve the culture of today.

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On Stage In Our Region

From swordplay to political dramas to musical theater, we look at what’s hitting stages this season.

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"Love in the Time of Algorithims"

We explore the history of dating technology, how it works and its broader effect on our social dynamics.

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The Up And Downside Of Fear

Fear prompts a reaction that can be a literal lifesaver in the face of real danger, but that hinders the millions who struggle with anxiety disorders. We learn more about our most primal emotion.

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Video Portraits Of Beltway Power Brokers

Video artist Lincoln Schatz weaves interview portraits of Beltway power brokers.

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