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Washington Post Reporter Michael Fletcher Explains His Baltimore Essay

"It was only a matter of time before Baltimore exploded," the longtime resident of the city contends. WAMU 88.5's Elliott Francis talked to him about it.

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Daughter Remembers Lawrence Guyot's Dual Roles as a Civil Rights Leader and Dad

While Lawrence Guyot was known as a no-nonsense D.C. activist and leader in the Civil Rights movement, his daughter says he was also a warm and supportive father.

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Quoteable: Thoughts On The Washington Football Team's Name

The Public Insight Network asked people nationwide about the name "Redskins." Hundreds responded, and here are some of their thoughts.

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Should Washington's Football Team Change Its Name?

Have a strong opinion about the name of Washington's National Football League team? WAMU 88.5 wants to hear from you.

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For D.C. Schools, Race And Class Still Define The System

Why are so many D.C. schools still largely segregated, and what does it mean for the future?

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A Transportation Plan For Our Region

Long-range transit plans for our region aim to hold car traffic steady while expanding other modes of transportation, including using congestion pricing for cars downtown.

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Our Region's Fitness Craze

D.C. has been rated the fittest city in the country, and that's no surprise to those who've seen Crossfit "boxes," spinning studios and boutique fitness centers sprout around the city. We look at what's behind the fitness trend sweeping our region.

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Science Behind Everyday Bias And Unconscious Judgments

Diversity is now looked upon as a mainstream value in the United States. But research shows that for as much as we try to fight against them, we still carry unconscious biases that affect the decisions we make and the interactions we have with other people.

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How Much Is Your School District Spending?

A local education think tank has released a new interactive tool that shows per-pupil spending across our region.

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A Decade Of Documentaries In D.C.

The "Decade of Docs in Our City" festival celebrates local filmmakers of short and feature length documentaries made in the Washington region.

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