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How A Joke TikTok About Country Music Stereotypes Hit The Radio

Thursday, August 19, 2021

Country artist George Birge saw a popular TikTok skewering the way men in his genre write music and decided to issue himself a songwriting challenge. The result? "Beer Beer, Truck Truck."


How Several NBA Rookies Started Making 6 Figures Before Even Being Drafted

Wednesday, August 18, 2021

This year, the NBA welcomed several elite prospects who skipped college to play for a new minor league team. NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with G League President Shareef Abdur-Rahim about the team, Ignite.


What It Was Like For One Former Correspondent To Report On Trump For Irish Readers

Thursday, August 12, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Suzanne Lynch, former Washington Correspondent for The Irish Times, about covering everything from the Trump administration to the Black Lives Matter protests.


Olympic Pressure And How Black Athletes Balance Being Applauded Yet Feared

Tuesday, July 27, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with sociologist Harry Edwards about the pressure Black Olympians face and how it intersects with white supremacy that has been historically perpetuated in the games.


The Young, The Old And The Odd At This Year's Tour De France

Friday, July 16, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Patrick Redford, who covers cycling and other sports for Defector, about the top storylines in the 2021 Tour de France, which ends this weekend.


Nearly 500 State Legislators Sign Letter Pleading Congress To Pass For The People Act

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Texas Rep. Trey Martinez Fischer, who organized a letter signed by nearly 500 state legislators imploring Congress pass the For the People Act to expand voting rights.