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Calcutta Isn't Just The City Of Mother Teresa

She truly embraced the suffering that was often ignored. But that's not all there is to Calcutta.
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Jesmyn Ward On Race In America: "The Fire This Time"

National Book Award-winning author Jesmyn Ward on the new edited volume, "The Fire This Time: A New Generation Speaks About Race."

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My Father Stood For The Anthem, For The Same Reason That Colin Kaepernick Sits

As a child, I found my father's love of the national anthem utterly bewildering. His was the generation of men born free but shackled by bigotry. So why did he sound so proud, singing that song?
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AfroPunk Acts To Free Your Mind And Your ... Ears

This year's AfroPunk Festival in Brooklyn features artists who are expanding the universe of punk and ideas about who belongs there.
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Week In Politics: Trump Shifts On Immigration Policy

NPR's Kelly McEvers speaks with our regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Brookings Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times about Donald Trump's shift on immigration and Hillary Clinton's speech linking Trump to white supremacists.
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Nate Parker's Past, His Present, And The Future of 'Birth Of A Nation': Episode 14

News of a 1999 rape case against Nate Parker raises some age-old questions about culture. Can art be separated from its creator? What moral obligations, if any, do the consumers of culture bear?
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This Photo May Not Change The World But It Moved One Mom To Act

Can a single photo make a difference? For one NPR audience member — who admits she knew little of the Syrian war before last week — the answer is yes.
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Week In Politics: Trump Campaign Shake-Ups

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and Brookings Institution, and Eliana Johnson of the National Review. They discuss the recent shake-ups within the Trump campaign and the Clinton Foundation's announcement that if Hillary Clinton is elected president, the foundation will stop accepting donations from corporations or foreign governments.
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Will Past Trauma Always Resurface In A Relationship?

Dear Sugar Radio is a podcast offering "radical empathy" and advice for the lost, lonely and heartsick. This time they talk to a woman in a relationship with a man who has emotional "baggage."
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Week In Politics: Clinton's Tax Returns, Dueling Economic Speeches

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with our regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution and David Brooks of The New York Times. They discuss Hillary Clinton's release of her tax returns and the candidates' economic speeches.

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