Adrian Florido

Adrian Florido appears in the following:

How Black activists used lynching souvenirs to expose American violence

Tuesday, February 08, 2022

Christine Turner, the filmmaker behind the short documentary, Lynching Postcards: 'Token of A Great Day,' talks about her film and its present-day resonance.

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How Black activists used lynching souvenirs to expose American violence

Monday, February 07, 2022

NPR's Adrian Florido talks with Christine Turner, the filmmaker behind the short documentary, Lynching Postcards: 'Token of A Great Day,' about her film and its present-day resonance.

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A federal judge has approved Puerto Rico's exit from bankruptcy

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

Puerto Rico entered bankruptcy in 2016 after it stopped making payments on more than $70 billion of loans. The deal was struck with the island's creditors, and opens the path to economic recovery.

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Important parts of Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy are often glossed over

Monday, January 17, 2022

Ongoing fights for voting rights and racial justice have sparked a reckoning over how Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy is often invoked in that work.

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Vicente 'Chente' Fernández, 'El Rey' of ranchera music, has died at 81

Sunday, December 12, 2021

The singer had been in critical condition recently after being hospitalized due to a fall at his Guadalajara ranch in August, and being diagnosed with Guillain–Barré syndrome afterwards.

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After Rittenhouse verdict, activists fear for their safety at future demonstrations

Sunday, November 21, 2021

The Rittenhouse verdict may change the tactics and dynamics of social justice protesters going forward.

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Critics say Puerto Rico's bankruptcy deal will endanger funds for public services

Wednesday, November 17, 2021

Puerto Rico declared bankruptcy four years ago. Officials and creditors have reached a deal, and a federal bankruptcy judge is considering whether to approve it.

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The special role of marigolds on the Day of the Dead

Tuesday, November 02, 2021

In Latino communities across the U.S., bright orange marigolds have become an important flower this time of year, because of the special role they play in Day of the Dead celebrations.

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Cuban Activists Are Taking To Miami's Streets Each Night In Support Of Cuba Protests

Friday, July 16, 2021

The anti-government protests in Cuba have invigorated the Cuban diaspora in Miami. While officials on the island have worked to quash demonstrations, Cubans have taken to Miami's streets each night.

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Search Crews Are Nearly Done Recovering Victims' Bodies From Surfside Condo Rubble

Wednesday, July 14, 2021

The recovery of victims' bodies from the rubble of the condominium collapse in Surfside, Fla., is nearing its end. Search crews have recovered 97 bodies so far.

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Surfside Officials Say Their Goal Is Now To Bring Closure To The Families Of Victims

Friday, July 09, 2021

As the focus in Surfside, Fla., shifts to recovering the remains of those killed in the condo building collapse, officials say they're determined to reunite every family with those who died.

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'She Didn't See The Sunrise': Condo Collapsed On Victim's 1st Trip Outside Paraguay

Wednesday, July 07, 2021

One of the missing at the Surfside condo collapse is Leidy Luna, a nursing student and nanny for in-laws of Paraguay's president. It collapsed on the first night Luna had ever spent outside Paraguay.

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Surfside Crews Turn To Condo Demolition As Elsa Threatens Florida

Sunday, July 04, 2021

Preparations are underway for the demolition of the portion of the Champlain Towers South still standing.

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After Condo Collapse, Florida Officials Scramble To Find Other Unsafe Buildings

Sunday, July 04, 2021

The collapse of the Champlain Towers South condominium has led officials across Florida to search for other buildings that could be structurally unsafe. On Friday, a 156-unit building was evacuated.

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Rescue Crews Are Still Searching For Survivors 9 Days After The Florida Condo Collapse

Saturday, July 03, 2021

Hopes of rescuing more people from the collapsed building in Surfside, Fla., are fading.

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Energized By Chauvin Case, Minneapolis Activists Eye Police Accountability Work Ahead

Saturday, June 26, 2021

The Minneapolis community reacts to the sentencing of former officer Derek Chauvin for the murder of George Floyd.

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Inside The Courtroom At Derek Chauvin's Sentencing

Friday, June 25, 2021

On Friday, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was sentenced to 22 1/2 years for the murder of George Floyd. A jury found Chauvin guilty on three counts in April.

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Inside The Courtroom At Derek Chauvin's Sentencing

Friday, June 25, 2021

On Friday, former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was sentenced to 22.5 years for the murder of George Floyd.

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Derek Chauvin To Be Sentenced For George Floyd's Murder

Friday, June 25, 2021

Derek Chauvin, the former Minneapolis police officer who was convicted two months ago for murdering George Floyd by kneeling on his neck during an arrest last spring, will be sentenced Friday.

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Juneteenth Is Now A Federal Holiday, Commemorating Slavery's End

Thursday, June 17, 2021

President Biden signed a law Thursday making June 19 a federal holiday. Juneteenth, as the day is known, commemorates the end of slavery in the United States.

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