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'They Still Take Pictures With Them As If The Person's Never Passed'

Monday, January 14, 2019

In New Orleans, the lifelike representations have become a part of the city's tradition of social grieving and are a source of healing, especially in communities that have suffered from gun violence.


Majority Of Black Americans Value Social Media For Amplifying Lesser-Known Issues

Sunday, August 05, 2018

Public attitudes about social media's impact on political and civic engagement differ according to race and ethnicity, a recent study by the Pew Research Center finds.


'Peanuts' First Black Character Franklin Turns 50

Sunday, July 29, 2018

Fifty years ago, Charlie Brown lost his beach ball. It was gone forever, that is, until a boy named Franklin returned it to him.


One Child's Outsized Influence On The Debate Over Plastic Straws

Sunday, July 22, 2018

One of the most common statistics that comes up in conversations around plastic straw waste comes from a study conducted by Milo Cress when he was just nine years old.


Emmett Till's Cousin On Reopening Of Case: 'An Opportunity For The Truth To Be Told'

Saturday, July 14, 2018

Deborah Watts, a cousin of Emmett Till, talks with NPR's Michel Martin about the reopening of Till's murder investigation and the potential justice and healing it could bring to his relatives.


For Women At D.C.'s 'Families Belong Together,' The Protest Was Personal

Sunday, July 01, 2018

Motherhood was a core theme of Saturday's protest, which drew families and their young children, as well as anti-abortion-rights activists.


U.K. Supreme Court Rules It's Unfair To Offer Civil Unions Only To Same-Sex Couples

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

A London couple has been fighting to open up civil unions to straight couples. Britain's Supreme Court ruled in their favor on Wednesday, although the decision does not automatically change the law.


The Original DREAMer Recalls 'All Pervasive' Fear As An Undocumented Child

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

The DREAM Act all started with Tereza Lee. As Congress prepares to vote on immigration this week, she discusses her journey as an undocumented child and her views on the current moment.