Denise Guerra

Denise Guerra appears in the following:

After Years In Refugee Camps, A Family Celebrates Its First Christmas In The U.S.

Sunday, December 23, 2018

With the help of American volunteers from a variety of churches, a family of refugees from the Democratic Republic of the Congo was welcomed recently to its new home in Silver Spring, Md.

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After Years In Refugee Camps, A Family Celebrates Its First Christmas In The U.S.

Saturday, December 22, 2018

With the help of American volunteers, a family of refugees from the Democratic Republic Congo is navigating a new life and establishing new holiday traditions.

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Mona Haydar Breaks The Mold For Muslim Rap: 'You Just Have To Do You'

Sunday, November 04, 2018

Poet-turned-rapper Mona Haydar explores the beauty and drawbacks of her religion on her latest EP Barbarican.

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For Wisconsin's Dairy Farmers, Tariffs Could Reshape The Race For The Senate

Sunday, August 12, 2018

Retaliatory tariffs on dairy may put dairy farmers in Wisconsin, a state won by Donald Trump in 2016, up for political grabs in this year's midterm elections.

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4 Years After MH17 Downing, Advocates Urge Continued Attention To AIDS Crisis

Sunday, July 22, 2018

It's been four years since the attack on a flight in Ukraine killed several AIDS prevention advocates. Ahead of a conference, one advocate says they would have wanted to keep attention on the fight.

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Jermaine Dupri Is A Songwriters Hall Of Famer And We Have The Playlist To Prove It

Saturday, June 16, 2018

Dupri's songs have sold millions of copies and helped launch the careers of Usher, Mariah Carey and many others. Now, he's been inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame.

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How 1 Hawaii Resident Is Documenting The Kilauea Volcano Eruption

Sunday, May 13, 2018

Lava continues to erupt from fissures in the ground, threatening Hawaii residents. But some, including Scott Wiggers, have decided to stay and document the eruption.

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How A Half-Hour In A U.S. Embassy Changed A Life

Sunday, April 29, 2018

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro talks to an immigrant, Christopher Francis from Sri Lanka, who was looking for the man who gave him a visa to enter the U.S. 45 years ago.

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A Canadian Doctor Explains How Her Country's Single-Payer Health Care System Works

Sunday, September 24, 2017

The idea of a single-payer health care system has gained traction among some Americans and Democrats. Dr. Danielle Martin explains how Canada's single-payer health care system works in her country.

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Cleaning Up With The 'Motor City Blightbusters'

Sunday, July 30, 2017

A group of Detroit residents are trying to help the city recover, on a hyper-local scale, by removing the blight from their neighborhood, one abandoned house and empty lot at a time.

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Why Does The Electric Guitar Need A Hero?

Sunday, July 02, 2017

Gibson and Fender, two of the biggest companies making guitars are in debt. One reason is declining sales in electric guitars and the waning popularity of guitar heroes in popular culture.

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A Mother Tries To Understand Her Daughter's Gender Identity

Sunday, June 04, 2017

A mother and daughter talk about what it means for them to come out as lesbian in different eras, and how labels — or a lack thereof — have shaped their coming out stories.

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On The Ground In Guadalajara, In Search Of New Latin Sounds

Sunday, May 28, 2017

Michel Martin speaks with DJ Betto Arcos to get his highlights from the FIMPRO music festival in Guadalajara, Mexico.

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Why Rick And Canyon Barry Stay True To The 'Granny Shot'

Sunday, May 28, 2017

NBA Hall of Famer Rick Barry and son Canyon Barry talk about the tradition of underhand free throws. Rick swears by its accuracy, but players hardly ever use it.

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Bambu: 'My Music Is Here To Push People To Organize'

Saturday, May 20, 2017

The Filipino-American rapper and activist discusses how gang life and poverty shaped his youth in 1990s Los Angeles and how he draws on those experiences in his uncompromising music.

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Amandla Stenberg 'Infiltrates' Teen Romance World In 'Everything, Everything'

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Amandla Stenberg stars in Everything, Everything as teenage girl who is forbidden to leave her home due to a rare illness. Stenberg talks about this role and her activism with NPR's Mary Louise Kelly.

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Iraqi Dancer's Dreams Cut Short By Terrorism

Saturday, July 23, 2016

An ISIS bombing in Baghdad killed more than 300 Iraqis in early July. One of them, Adil Al-Faj, known as Adil Euro, went against cultural norms as a break dancer who dreamed of dancing in New York.

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Lunada Bay Visitors Want Locals To Let Them Ride The Waves

Sunday, April 10, 2016

Lunada Bay is a premier surf spot in Southern California. But a lawsuit alleges the mostly affluent, middle-age locals who live and surf there use violence and intimidation to keep outsiders away.

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For Filipinos, Manny Pacquiao Remains A Symbol Of Hope

Sunday, May 03, 2015

Saturday's "Fight of the Century" ended in disappointment for Manny Pacquiao fans. But for Filipino-American families, he remains a hero for the ages.

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Hula Heroine Helped Preserve The Hawaiian Islands' Traditional Dance

Sunday, December 28, 2014

Aloha Dalire, a master of hula, in 1971 was the first winner of Hawaii's premier competition. She died in August, but her legacy continues through hula schools she helped open in Japan and the U.S.

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