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Sun, 23 Oct 2016 08:24:00 -0400The Black Panther Party of Self-Defense's reputation has been mostly misunderstood. Rachel Martin speaks with co-founder Bobby Seale and Stephen Shames, who photographed the group from 1967 to 1973.
Sun, 23 Oct 2016 07:07:00 -0400Many experts agree with an appeals court's decision last month that dreadlocks aren't a common racial characteristic. But left undecided: What's a common racial characteristic?
Sat, 22 Oct 2016 17:11:00 -0400Julia Shearson of CAIR, former Ohio state senator Nina Turner, Akron Honey Company CEO Wesley Bright, and Brad Whitehead of the Fund for Our Economic Future discuss race relations in Cleveland, Ohio.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 18:53:00 -0400Latino colleagues from across NPR shared their family stories for Hispanic Heritage Month, exposing a rich array of experiences: loss, longing, contradiction and triumph.
Thu, 20 Oct 2016 17:49:00 -0400A rash of incidents involving guards' use of violence against prisoners, sometimes caught on video, is fueling calls for accountability. Others say the focus should be on increasingly violent inmates.
Tue, 18 Oct 2016 13:23:00 -0400Journalist Beth Macy talks about George and Willie Muse, black albino brothers who were born in the Jim Crow South and were forced to become circus freaks. Her new book, Truevine, retells their story.
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 08:32:00 -0400The past few years have seen a rise in racial tensions across the country. What can be done to heal racial divides?
Mon, 17 Oct 2016 05:03:00 -0400Implicit bias has become a key part of the national dialogue on race in America. To learn more about the history of the term, we turn to Mahzarin Banaji, one of the researchers who founded the theory.
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 17:15:00 -0400Journalist and author Jeff Chang has been writing about race for years. His new book We Gon' Be Alright: Notes on Race and Resegregation looks at recent tragedies and protests.
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 17:15:00 -0400The Lincoln Cemetery in Gulfport, Fla., is the final resting place of many locally prominent African-Americans. It has also been neglected throughout much of its history.
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 10:00:00 -0400By using decades worth of archaeological finds, the first president's meticulous record keeping, and their descendants, curators have crafted a new exhibit that focuses on Mount Vernon's slaves.
Sun, 16 Oct 2016 07:26:04 -0400Mary Louise Kelly speaks to Vicki Shabo, Vice President of the National Partnership for Women and Families on the wage gap for women who are Latina.
Sat, 15 Oct 2016 17:04:00 -0400Sweet Home Cafe, the restaurant inside the National Museum of African American History and Culture, offers visitors a chance to taste the varied African-American contributions of American cuisine.
Fri, 14 Oct 2016 04:59:00 -0400Playwright Qui Nguyen's latest work tells the story of how his parents met in an Arkansas refugee camp in 1975.
Wed, 12 Oct 2016 14:09:00 -0400It's one thing when outsiders don't recognize my faith. It's a different kind of sadness when I'm made to feel like a stranger in the synagogue.