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A Theater Student Gets Supersized Attention After Superhero Video Goes Viral

Sunday, July 05, 2020

College theater student Julian Bass got big affirmation for his video where he morphs into superheroes. He talks with NPR's Scott Detrow about his sudden fame — and his love for Spider-Man.

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What Happened For Black Transgender People When Police Protests And Pride Converged

Thursday, July 02, 2020

Imara Jones, the founder of TransLash Media, talks about Black trans issues in the wake of LGBTQ Pride intersecting with protests against police violence.

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Reformed Neo-Nazi Discusses President Trump's Controversial Shared Retweet

Thursday, July 02, 2020

NPR's Noel King speaks with Christian Picciolini, a reformed neo-Nazi skinhead, about what extremists may have heard when the president retweeted a video of an alleged supporter yelling "white power."

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Why Latinx People Are Hospitalized From COVID-19 At 4 Times The Rate Of Whites

Wednesday, July 01, 2020

Dr. Joseph Betancourt of Massachusetts General Hospital says a "perfect storm" of factors is causing the coronavirus to hit the nation's Latinx population especially hard.

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Hasan Minhaj On Police Brutality, COVID-19 And The 6th Season Of 'Patriot Act'

Sunday, June 28, 2020

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks with comedian Hasan Minhaj about the topics he's been tackling on the latest season of his show, Patriot Act, on Netflix.

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Joaquin Castro Calls Police Violence A Major, If Underreported, Problem For Latinos

Sunday, June 28, 2020

The Texas Democrat says police violence is not associated with Latinos in the same way it is with African Americans, "but it has been a real problem for the Latino community."

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Lin-Manuel Miranda Sees The 'Language Of Revolution' In 'Hamilton' And Today

Sunday, June 28, 2020

Lin-Manuel Miranda says his musical Hamilton, which starts streaming on Disney+ this week, shows "everything that's past is present."

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Mississippi Lawmakers Vote To Remove Confederate Emblem From State Flag

Saturday, June 27, 2020

Mississippi state lawmakers voted to remove and redesign the 126-year-old state flag, which includes the Confederate battle emblem. The governor said he will sign the measure.

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Houston Hospitals Seeing Surge In Coronavirus Admissions

Friday, June 26, 2020

Dr. Marc Boom, the president and CEO of Houston Methodist Hospital, says "the time is now" for people to change their behavior to help reduce the spread of the coronavirus.

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Georgia Lt. Gov. On COVID-19, The State's Hate Crimes Bill And Voting Access

Thursday, June 25, 2020

Lt. Gov. Geoff Duncan discusses three crises gripping his state: rising cases of COVID-19, voting issues during a recent primary, and the killings of two Black men, Ahmaud Arbery and Rayshard Brooks.

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Parties — Not Protests — Are Causing Spikes In Coronavirus

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Erika Lautenbach, director of the Whatcom County Health Department in Washington state, says protests against police violence aren't among the catalysts for the spread of COVID-19.

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Former NASCAR Driver On The Confederate Flag: 'I Had To ... Accept It'

Wednesday, June 24, 2020

Bill Lester, one of only seven Black drivers to race in NASCAR's top-tier cup series, says he wanted the flag gone when he raced more than a decade ago. "The country was not ready to listen," he says.

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Nursing Homes Are Reopening In West Virginia, But Not Everyone Can Visit Yet

Monday, June 22, 2020

After three months of restrictions, nursing homes in the state are beginning to allow visitors again. Families are learning that the experience of reopening won't be the same for everyone.

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Tom Petty's Family Doesn't Want Trump Using His Music For A 'Campaign Of Hate'

Sunday, June 21, 2020

Tom Petty's family issued a cease-and-desist notice to the Trump campaign after the president played "I Won't Back Down" at his rally in Tulsa, Okla.

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NIH Halts Hydroxychloroquine Study; Says 'Unlikely' To Help COVID-19 Patients

Saturday, June 20, 2020

The NIH said that while the anti-malarial drug did not cause harm to patients in the study, testing showed little evidence that it would benefit patients hospitalized with COVID-19.

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6 Trump Staffers Test Positive For COVID-19 Ahead Of Tulsa Rally

Saturday, June 20, 2020

The event is moving ahead as scheduled. None of the staffers who tested positive for the virus or anyone who was in immediate contact with them will attend.

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Attorney For Rayshard Brooks' Family Says Officer 'Wasn't Fearing For His Life'

Thursday, June 18, 2020

L. Chris Stewart says the Atlanta police officer who fatally shot Brooks did not fear for his life at the time of the shooting. "He was enraged," says Stewart.

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'Hampton' No More: Man Sheds Family Name With Ties To Confederate General

Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Skip Auld's great-grandfather was named after Wade Hampton III. Four generations of Auld men shared the name — until last year, when Auld learned more about Hampton's racist life and legacy.

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NASCAR Allows 1,000 Fans To Return To The Stands In Miami

Sunday, June 14, 2020

Up to 1,000 South Florida service members, first responders and their families are the first group of fans allowed to watch a NASCAR race in the stands since March.

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Memphis Police Union Head Responds To Calls For Reform

Saturday, June 13, 2020

NPR's Scott Simon talks with Michael Williams, head of the Memphis police union, about race relations between the force, its leaders, and its community amid nationwide calls for changes to policing.

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