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Anti-Trafficking Barista In Houston, Texas

A 2nd Cup is a non-profit coffee shop that seeks to raise awareness of human trafficking in the Houston community.

The Word From The RNC Floor

All eyes are on Mitt Romney as he formally accepts his party's nomination as the 2012 Republican presidential candidate. As GOP leaders and politicians convene for the final time in Tampa, Florida host Michel Martin meets two attendees on the floor of the convention.

Is Your Candidate Keeping The Faith?

As the Republican convention continues, the major political parties are defining their positions — and many are focused on faith. Host Michel Martin speaks with a diverse panel of religious leaders to weigh how they balance faith and politics.

Don't Forget All Politics Is Local, Mayor Says

Most of the focus at the Republican National Convention has been on politicians at the top of the ticket. But Mesa, Arizona Mayor Scott Smith is leading a delegation of mayors to Tampa for the RNC. He talks with host Michel Martin about some of the issues local leaders are hoping the national politicians don't forget.

Romney's Need To Please Tugs In Different Directions

Mitt Romney will formally accept the GOP nomination for president tonight. The trick for his acceptance speech will be finding applause lines that fire up the base, without turning off moderate and independent voters.

Teaching Reading In Clarksburg, W.Va.

Literacy Volunteers of Harrison County helps residents earn GEDs and develop skills to make them more employable.