Debbie Elliott

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'Welcome To Marrdy's' - A Shared Kitchen For Local Cooks In Gentrifying West Atlanta

Friday, March 15, 2019

As part of NPR's Kitchen Table Conversations, we revisit an entrepreneur in West Atlanta who wants to preserve the culinary traditions of a neighborhood even as it gentrifies and changes.

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Virginia Scandals Draw Attention To The Dehumanizing History Of Blackface

Sunday, February 10, 2019

Virginia's governor and attorney general face calls to resign amid revelations they appeared in blackface decades ago. That's reviving a conversation around the history of blackface in our culture.

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A Complicated Racial History Underpins Politics In Virginia

Thursday, February 07, 2019

The controversies currently rocking Virginia politics are rooted in a historical legacy of racism that cannot be overcome overnight, says historian Gregg Kimball.

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A Look Back At Virginia's Racial Past In Context Of The Today's Turmoil

Wednesday, February 06, 2019

The three highest ranking statewide politicians in Virginia are embroiled in major controversies involving race and sexual assault. But the state's racial past starts with slavery 400 years ago.

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Poll: Majority Of Americans Are Frustrated With Shutdown And State Of Politics In General

Saturday, January 12, 2019

A new NPR/Ipsos poll finds 7 in 10 Americans say the government shutdown is going to hurt the country and that Congress should pass a bill to reopen the government now while budget talks continue.

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In 'Turnip Greens And Tortillas,' Atlanta Chef Melds Southern And Mexican Fare

Saturday, December 29, 2018

Atlanta chef Eddie Hernandez shares how he has infused the fresh flavors of his native Monterrey, Mexico, with traditions of his adopted South.

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Rosanne Cash On The Importance Of Living Out Loud

Saturday, December 29, 2018

Cash's latest album, She Remembers Everything, cuts a path through gun violence, sexism and the relentless march of time. "There's no point in hedging my bets about what I write about anymore."

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Jury Begins Hearing Testimony In Charlottesville Trial

Thursday, November 29, 2018

Statements began Thursday in Charlottesville, Va., in the trial of the man accused of using his car to ram counter-protesters during a "Unite the Right" rally in August 2017, in which one person died.

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Charlottesville Trial Begins

Monday, November 26, 2018

Jury selection begins Monday in the trial of James Alex Fields Jr., who is accused of ramming his car through a crowd of people protesting a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Va. Fields is charged with murder in the death of Heather Heyer and faces additional charges for wounding others.

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As Trial Begins In Charlottesville Protest Death, Community Reflects

Monday, November 26, 2018

Charlottesvile, Va., is bracing for the murder trial of the man accused of ramming his car into a crowd during a white supremacist rally in 2017. The community wants accountability, and healing.

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GOP Senator's 'Public Hanging' Comment Roils Mississippi Runoff Election

Monday, November 12, 2018

Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith, facing African-American opponent Mike Espy on Nov. 27, was caught on tape saying about a supporter, "If he invited me to a public hanging, I'd be on the front row."

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Results In Key Florida Senate Race Are Still On Hold

Wednesday, November 07, 2018

Florida voters kept the governorship in Republican hands and added two Democrats as members of Congress. But definitive results in a key Senate race are still on hold a day after midterms.

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In Florida Senate Race, Razor-Thin Margin May Lead To Recount

Wednesday, November 07, 2018

The much-watched Florida Senate race may be headed for a recount as Republican Rick Scott's lead over Democratic incumbent Bill Nelson narrows.

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Florida's Senate Race Still Too Close To Call

Wednesday, November 07, 2018

The Florida Senate race could be headed to recount as Republican Rick Scott's lead over Democrat Bill Nelson narrows overnight. The margin is narrow enough to trigger an automatic recount.

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Key Battleground State Florida Was A Firewall For Republicans

Wednesday, November 07, 2018

In a hard-fought contest, Republican Ron DeSantis won Florida's race for governor. Rick Scott has declared victory in the tight Senate race over three-term incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson.

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'Jim Crow's Last Stand' In Louisiana May Fall To Ballot Measure

Sunday, November 04, 2018

Louisiana is one of only two states in the country that allow non-unanimous juries to convict defendants. A ballot measure will be voted on Tuesday that would amend the state's constitution.

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Blaming Victims For Mail Bombs Carries Echoes Of Civil Rights Bombings

Saturday, October 27, 2018

The speculation surrounding a string of mail bombs harks back to another era in American history, when bombs were a tool of political intimidation and when bombings were blamed on the victims.

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Hurricane Michael's Damage To Communications Systems Has Slowed Recovery

Monday, October 22, 2018

Residents in the Florida panhandle are still reeling from the destruction caused by Hurricane Michael. The recovery effort continues to be marred by fractured communication systems.

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In Hurricane Michael's Wake, Florida Panhandle Faces Steep Path Back To Normal

Sunday, October 21, 2018

More than a week after Hurricane Michael made landfall as a Category 4 storm, cities and towns are facing the daunting task of trying to rebuild.

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Crowdsourcing To Find Survivors Of Hurricane Michael

Saturday, October 20, 2018

According to one website, at least 300 people are still unaccounted for on the Florida panhandle in the wake of Hurricane Michael.

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