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After Chauvin Verdict, Black Police Officers Consider What Has Changed

Saturday, May 15, 2021

After the murder conviction of Derek Chauvin, Black police officers in America are considering what's changed and what hasn't in the year since George Floyd's death.

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Vaccines In, Masks Off: Does This Mean It's Time To Go Back To The Office?

Saturday, May 15, 2021

The future of work remains uncertain even as more people are vaccinated. NPR wants to know what your work environment has looked like over the past year and what you think about returning to offices.

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Black Police Officers Reflect On George Floyd Murder, Derek Chauvin Trial

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Last June, NPR's Ari Shapiro spoke with three police officers about being Black in law enforcement. We revisit those officers to talk about the Chauvin verdict and what's next for police reform.

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Basecamp Blowup: Banning Politics At Work Prompts Over A Dozen Employees To Quit

Friday, May 07, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with tech reporter Casey Newton about the mass exodus of employees from the software company BaseCamp after a new policy rolled out that restricts political talk at work.

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Amid Wave Of Anti-Trans Bills, Trans Reporters Say 'Telling Our Own Stories' Is Vital

Friday, May 07, 2021

Three trans journalists spoke with NPR about their experience covering their community, anti-trans legislation and the idea of objectivity in the media industry.

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You're Fully Vaccinated! But Do You Need A Booster Shot?

Thursday, May 06, 2021

It's been six months since the first COVID-19 vaccine was administered in the U.S. But now there are questions about booster shots. Share yours with us and we'll get experts to answer them.

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Guatemalan Ambassador To The U.S Weighs In On America's Plan To Help Country

Thursday, April 29, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Guatemalan ambassador to the United States Alfonso Quiñónez about the announcement this week of U.S. aid to help control migration and meet humanitarian needs.

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Doctors Weigh In On How To Navigate A Partially Vaccinated Society

Friday, April 23, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks to doctors Monica Gandhi and Leana Wen about how Americans can navigate a half-vaccinated society.

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Black Americans React To Chauvin Verdict, Feel 'Hopeful,' 'Skeptical,' 'Relieved'

Friday, April 23, 2021

Black Americans around the country have been processing their emotions surrounding the case of Derek Chauvin. Some are joyful. Some are relieved. Others are skeptical about what happens now.

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Public Opinion On Labor Unions Has Remained High For Decades

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Gallup editor in chief Mohamed Younis about how public opinion on labor unions has changed over the years and what that means in the context of the Bessemer Amazon vote.

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Minnesota State Rep. Esther Agbaje: 'We Are Living In A Continuous State Of Trauma'

Wednesday, April 14, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Minnesota state Rep. Esther Agbaje about how the killing of Daunte Wright in the midst of the Chauvin Trial is affecting her constituents.

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Trans Journalists: It's 'A Privilege' To Tell The Stories Of The Trans Community

Friday, April 09, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with three journalists on how they report on news affecting transgender people, and how being trans themselves shapes their reporting.

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Energy Policy Researcher Says Biden's Jobs Plan Tackles Climate Change

Friday, April 09, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with environmental policy expert Dr. Leah Stokes of University of California, Santa Barbara, about how President Biden's infrastructure plan addresses climate change.

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There's A 'Backdrop Of Historic Distrust' In Police In Crimes Against Trans Community

Thursday, March 25, 2021

In the last year, at least 50 trans people have been killed in America. Solving these crimes is complicated because the gender identity of a victim isn't always reported in police reports.

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Love In Lockdown: How's It Going And How Could It Be Better?

Wednesday, February 03, 2021

Almost a year into the coronavirus pandemic, people are still figuring out how to navigate romantic relationships. What questions do you have about dating, being single and sex during this time?

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Missing Your Loved Ones Over The Holidays? International Students Offer A Few Lessons

Saturday, December 19, 2020

For many people, this is the first year they'll spend the holidays and other milestones apart from family, due to COVID-19. That's something students studying in the U.S. from overseas know all about.

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International Students On How To Get Trough Holiday Season While Away From Family

Thursday, November 26, 2020

Many college students decided not to go home for Thanksgiving this year. Being away from family can be tough. International students know this hardship well and share tips on how to get through it.

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What's At Stake For LGBTQ Voters This Election?

Friday, October 30, 2020

More than 80% of LGBTQ voters say they are more motivated to vote this year, according to a poll by the LGBTQ organization GLAAD. Many say they feel like their lives depend on this vote.

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Pandemic Forces More Women To Leave The Workforce

Friday, October 16, 2020

More than 800,000 American women dropped out of the labor force last month — a significantly larger number than men. For many, the move didn't happen by choice.

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Amazon Workers Respond To Jeff Bezos' Testimony Before Congress

Friday, July 31, 2020

Amazon is known for its focus on making shopping affordable and convenient for customers. But some of its employees credit their work for Amazon making so much money.

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