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"I Was Just Another Black Face in the Streets"

Vignette inspired by: After Traffic Stop, Teen Was “Almost Another Dead Black Male, NPR, August 15, 2014

“I’m afraid.” He lifts his head and looks into the other man’s eyes, studies the nose, eyes, and chin that they share. 841 more words

Alex Landau

The Lion in Winter: The November Man, reviewed.

Did you happen to notice that the 12-year interval between The November Man, which I review for NPR today, and Brosnan’s final appearance as… 120 more words


In Haiti, An 'American Idol'-Style Contest About Child Slavery : Goats and Soda : NPR

The 2013 Global Slavery Index ranks Haiti second in the world for modern slavery, with an estimated 200,000 to 220,000 slaves. Only Mauritania is worse. While that number includes adults, the vast majority are minors. 167 more words


The Whim

In 2000 I was working part time as on air staff for the Nebraska Public Radio Network, now NET Radio. I worked Saturdays from noon to 7 p.m., and… 376 more words

Holly Heffelbower

Link Roundup August

NPR is reporting that your kid’s drawings might give us a modest insight into “her thinking skills at 14 according to a study published in the journal  177 more words

Check It Out

Debunking Asian Stereotypes

This story is really well researched, and just too good not to post!  Here’s how NPR introduces the topic:

“There’s a tune that you’ve probably heard throughout your life. 145 more words