Shereen Marisol Meraji

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Film Portrays A 'Perfect Storm' That Led To Unwanted Sterilizations For Many Latinas

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.


Soccer Star Abby Wambach To Play Final Game Tonight

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.


#NPRreads: 3 Stories To Linger Over This Weekend

Saturday, December 12, 2015

After a mass shooting, a 16-year-old survivor struggles to heal. A white woman grapples with her indebtedness. And sports writers think back to when they discovered the darkness in the beautiful game.


A Politician Walks Into King Taco ... A Look At The Political Term 'Hispandering'

Tuesday, December 08, 2015

It wouldn't be an election without a good, old-fashioned, racially charged pun.


San Bernardino Authorities Identify Suspects In Shooting That Killed 14

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.


At Least 14 Dead, 17 Wounded In San Bernardino, Calif., Shooting

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.


Suspects Remain At Large After Shooting In San Bernardino, Calif.

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.


What Gets Made In LA Is Way More Than Movies

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.


California Student Killed In Paris Remembered As A 'Firecracker'

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.


If The Shoe Fits: The Rise Of The Stylish Comfort Shoe

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.


Savior Or Villain? The Complicated Story Of Pope Francis' Next Saint

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.


During Segregation, A Mountain Oasis Gave Black Families A Summer Escape

Sunday, August 16, 2015

Lincoln Hills was the only mountain resort west of the Mississippi where African-Americans could buy land or rent cabins. It was founded in the mid-1920s, when the Ku Klux Klan ruled Colorado.


On A 'Tour De Tacos' With Los Angeles' Eastside Bike Club

Sunday, July 26, 2015

A cycling group comprised of mostly Latino, bilingual, bicultural bikers is growing in Los Angeles — and changing people's minds about what recreational bikers look like.


Keeping Alive The Korean Love For Hiking, Thousands Of Miles From Korea

Sunday, July 19, 2015

The hard-core love for hiking mountains is now a tradition that's being kept alive by the Korean-American community in Los Angeles.


Outdoor Afro: Busting Stereotypes That Black People Don't Hike Or Camp

Sunday, July 12, 2015

African-Americans who enjoy the outdoors are banding together to encourage more people of color to connect with nature and each other.


U.S. Wins Women's World Cup Final Over Japan 5-2

Monday, July 06, 2015

The game played in Vancouver, Canada, was a rematch of the 2011 World Cup final, which Japan won in a dramatic penalty kick shoot-out. The U.S. women have won a total of three World Cup trophies.


Sunday's World Cup Is U.S. Women's Chance For Payback

Sunday, July 05, 2015

The Women's World Cup final is tonight in Vancouver, Canada. It's a rematch of the United States and Japan — the finalists from the last tournament in 2011. Japan won that game on a penalty kick.


A Geek's Guide To Growing Up In Inglewood In 'Dope'

Thursday, June 18, 2015

Film director Rick Famuyiwa drew from his own childhood in southern California for this new comedy. It follows hip-hop loving high school geeks who get mixed up in a drug heist.


U.S. Soccer Leads Its Group Despite A Draw With Sweden

Saturday, June 13, 2015

In the Women's World Cup, the U.S. and Sweden battled to a tie Friday night.


U.S. Women's World Cup Team To Face Sweden, Ex-American Coach

Friday, June 12, 2015

There's no love lost between these two soccer teams. Sweden's Pia Sundhage was critical of some of the U.S. players she used to coach. The U.S. team is looking for its second consecutive win.