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Shereen Marisol Meraji

Shereen Marisol Meraji appears in the following:

Pastor: The Way Forward In Ferguson Is Talk And Prayer

Sunday, December 07, 2014

One way to bring black and white residents together, says Pastor Daryl Meese, is to break bread and actually talk to one another. So he started a weekly potluck at his Ferguson church.

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How Ferguson Residents Are Giving Thanks This Holiday Season

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Following the grand jury's decision not to indict Darren Wilson, Ferguson residents are hoping to take this Thanksgiving to grow and heal their community — and give thanks to one another.

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At Vandalized Ferguson Businesses, Anger And Tears

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

In Ferguson, Mo., some residents spent Tuesday cleaning up looted and vandalized businesses near the police station — some for the second time since the August shooting sparked public outcry.

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Ferguson Protesters Anxiously Await Grand Jury Decision

Monday, November 24, 2014

The weekend passed without a grand jury decision in the investigation of the fatal shooting of 18-year old Michael Brown. As the waiting continues, so does the frustration in the community.

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'Ferguson Forward': Churchgoers Seek A New Normal

Monday, November 24, 2014

Spiritual leaders are praying for calm, but preparing for everything, as they wait for a grand jury decision in the shooting of Michael Brown.

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For Modern Women, 'Ladylike' Means Strong And Sporty

Tuesday, November 11, 2014

Over time the "ideal" woman's body seems to have gone from heroin-chic to healthy-and-fit. Women's magazines now advertise ways to be strong and sexy.

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Millennials Have Inherited The Black Marriage Gap

Monday, November 03, 2014

Thirty-five percent of African Americans older than 25 have never been married — a greater number than any other racial demographic. We explore why and hear from a couple that is beating the odds.

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Watching 'Dear White People' At Harvard

Saturday, October 18, 2014

Dear White People follows four black students at a prestigious, majority-white college, where racial tensions are threatening to bring chaos to campus. So why not catch a screening at Harvard?

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Black Students Gather At Harvard To Watch 'Dear White People'

Thursday, October 16, 2014

Dear White People follows the stories of four black students at a prestigious, majority white college, where racial tensions are threatening to bring chaos to the campus.

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How To Be A 21st Century 'Gentleman'

Friday, September 12, 2014

Men have expressed confusion about how to behave out in the dating world now that gender roles have shifted significantly. Do you open the door, pay for the date, pull out the chair?

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Michael Brown's Funeral Is Mixed With Tributes, Political Messages

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

One subject mentioned by protestors and non protesting residents of Ferguson, Mo., was voting. The turn out for registered African American voters in the last municipal elections was 6 percent.

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Emotional Distress A Worry As Kids Go Back To School In Ferguson

Friday, August 22, 2014

One elementary school is less than a mile away from the protest zone where there have been nightly clashes with police. So for some kids, the first day of school might be more stressful than usual.

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Two Miles From Protests, Residents Want Calm To Return To Ferguson

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

If you venture away from the protest zone in Ferguson, Mo., there is an idyllic neighborhood, which doesn't have much patience for the out-of-towners who have joined the protests.

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Reporting On Ebola: An Abandoned 10-Year-Old, A Nervous Neighborhood

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

The boy was found naked on the beach in West Point, a slum in Liberia's capital city of Monrovia. At first no one would take him in. People — and even a nearby clinic — were afraid he had Ebola.

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Nightly Chaos Disrupts Ferguson Residents' Daily Lives

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

More than one week after the shooting death of an unarmed black teenager in a St. Louis suburb, protests continue. On Monday night, police fired tear gas and stun grenades to disperse demonstrators.

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Summer Camp In State Prison: A Chance To Bond With Dad

Saturday, August 16, 2014

A summer camp program takes boys and girls, ages 8-15, to spend time with their incarcerated dads. The kids camp out nearby and go to the prison during the day to do art projects with their fathers.

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Remembering The Highs And Lows Of Robin Williams

Saturday, August 16, 2014

Audiences treasured his tremendous comic energy. But, says NPR's Scott Simon, Williams' death this week reminds us that depression can affect anyone.

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35 Years After Minnie Riperton's Death, New Fans Still Find Her

Saturday, July 12, 2014

In Los Angeles on Saturday, the Decoders, along with a 20-piece band and a dozen vocalists, will perform a tribute concert to late soul singer.

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Community Outraged Over Video Showing Officer Beating Woman

Wednesday, July 09, 2014

A white California Highway Patrol officer has been caught on video beating a homeless African-American woman on the side of a Los Angeles freeway. The highway patrol has started an investigation.

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'Do The Right Thing' Celebrates Its 25th Anniversary

Monday, June 30, 2014

The film tells the story of how an Italian-owned pizzeria becomes a flashpoint for racial unrest in one of New York City's poorest neighborhoods, the heavily black and Puerto Rican Bedford-Stuyvesant.

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