Shereen Marisol Meraji appears in the following:
Thursday, March 02, 2017
For Puerto Ricans, the question of statehood and their status as American citizens makes identity a complicated topic. One Puerto Rico woman living in western Massachusetts talks about this tension.
Thursday, February 09, 2017
For the first time, four black directors are among the nominees in the best documentary feature category. Three of them made films that deal explicitly with race and race relations in America.
Sunday, January 01, 2017
Filmmaker Molly Schiot documents the paths of women who led the way in various sports in the book
Game Changers: The Unsung Heroines of Sports History.
Monday, October 17, 2016
The town of Missoula, Mont., is accepting refugees for the first time in a quarter century. That prospect is evoking fear and conspiracy theories about Islam and terrorism in more conservative communities outside Missoula.
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Black kids are disproportionately affected by school closures. Shereen Marisol Meraji reports on what it's like when a predominantly black neighborhood loses its only public high school.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Shereen Marisol Meraji and Kat Chow talk to young people who crowd-sourced an open letter to their loved ones, asking them to care about police violence against black Americans.
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Schools are closing across America. On this episode of
Embedded, we explore what that means for a town losing the neighborhood high school that's been around for over a century.
Thursday, April 07, 2016
Shelter is a play based on interviews with Central American kids about their harrowing experiences migrating north. NPR's Code Switch team talks with the youth who inspired the play, the playwright and the actors about the production.
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Five African women who came of age abroad make their way back to Accra, Ghana, as adult professionals looking for love — and end up grappling with where they fit into this place they call "home."
Sunday, January 31, 2016
About 40 years ago, Consuelo Hermosillo went to the hospital for an emergency cesarean section. Against her will, she left unable to have more children.
No Más Bebés airs tonight on PBS.
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Abby Wambach will play her final game for the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team Wednesday night. NPR talked to her former coaches, fans and the star herself on what she's meant to the game.
Saturday, December 12, 2015
#NPRreads is a weekly feature on Twitter and on The Two-Way. The premise is simple: Correspondents, editors and producers from our newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading, using the #NPRreads hashtag. Each weekend, we highlight some of the best stories. From White House correspondent Tamara Keith:
Tuesday, December 08, 2015
It wouldn't be an election without a good, old-fashioned, racially charged pun.
Thursday, December 03, 2015
A man and a woman, wearing "assault-style clothing" were killed in a shootout with police, says Police Chief Jarrod Burguan. A third person is detained but their connection has been determined yet.
Wednesday, December 02, 2015
There continues to be an active, fluid situation in San Bernardino, Calif., hours after gunmen stormed a center for people with disabilities. The police say at least one suspect has been killed.
Wednesday, December 02, 2015
San Bernardino's police chief said based on the information they have now, the shooters appeared to be "on a mission." The attack left at least 14 dead and 14 wounded.
Monday, November 30, 2015
The LA area is home to the most manufacturing jobs in the U.S., from clothes to metal parts to new aerospace tech. Companies have reinvented themselves, even as they struggle to find skilled workers.
Monday, November 16, 2015
Nohemi Gonzalez, 23, was the first American identified as a victim of the Paris terrorist attacks. She was an exchange student from California State University, Long Beach studying industrial design.
Tuesday, November 03, 2015
When it comes to women's shoes, fashion often trumps function. But as women age, comfort starts to compete with style. Cue the rise of the trendy comfort shoe.
Thursday, September 10, 2015
The pope will canonize 18th-century Spanish priest Junipero Serra in the U.S. later this month. But descendants of the Mission Indians in California say Serra destroyed their traditional way of life.