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Wu-Tang's RZA On Iron Fists and Westerns

Music artist and filmmaker RZA shares some thoughts on his favorite flicks. When asked which movie he could watch over and over again, RZA says you can't go wrong with the classic western, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly.
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Before Michelle Obama, There Was Ella Jenkins

Singer Ella Jenkins has been entertaining and educating children for more than 50 years. She's been dubbed the 'First Lady of Children's Music' and was honored with a Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award. Host Michel Martin speaks with Ella Jenkins about her career and new album Get Moving with Ella Jenkins.
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Immigration: Did Senators Get It Right?

After years of false starts, national leaders finally seem ready to overhaul the nation's immigration system. A group of bipartisan senators released a new immigration proposal this week and President Obama seemed to endorse it. Guest host Celeste Headlee asks a former immigration official, does the proposal offer real solutions?
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Black Africans Feeling Left Out

Many African-born immigrants are considered 'African-American,' but with different histories and cultures than we typically associate with black culture in America. Host Michel Martin speaks to writer Wayetu Moore about her recent article, 'How the Africans Became Black.'

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