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Monday, July 26, 2021
NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Katherine Mooney, author of the book Race Horse Men: How Slavery and Freedom Were Made at the Racetrack, about the erasure of African-Americans in the equestrian world.
Tuesday, July 06, 2021
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Dawna Jones, Carolina Black Caucus chair, and Taliajah Vann, president of the Black Student Movement at UNC-Chapel Hill, about Nikole Hannah-Jones' tenure decision.
Wednesday, June 30, 2021
NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Mary Jo Kane, professor emerita and sport and gender scholar of the University of Minnesota, on sports' gender pay gap and why tennis has been able to close it.
Tuesday, June 29, 2021
NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Jay Bilas, college basketball analyst and commentator for ESPN, about the NCAA's decision to allow student-athletes to be paid for use of their name, image and likeness.
Monday, June 28, 2021
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Brian Evans from the Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center on the recent deaths of regional birds who ate Brood X cicadas.
Wednesday, June 23, 2021
NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Dawna Jones, Carolina Black Caucus chair and assistant dean of students, about faculty morale at UNC-Chapel Hill and the mishandling of Nikole Hannah-Jones' tenure.
Monday, June 21, 2021
NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Pulitzer Prize winner Michael Paul Williams from the Richmond Times-Dispatch about his columns on the confederate statues on Monument Avenue in Richmond, Va.
Wednesday, June 16, 2021
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with New York Times columnist Jamelle Bouie and Hoover Instiution fellow Lanhee Chen about the most pressing issues awaiting President Biden in Washington.
Friday, June 04, 2021
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with two-time NBA champion, author and 2021 Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Famer Chris Bosh about the NBA's new wave of stars asserting dominance this year.
Thursday, June 03, 2021
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Colonial Pipeline CEO Joe Blount on the ransomware attack on the pipeline's network and the decision to pay the hackers the $4.4 million ransom.
Wednesday, May 26, 2021
After last summer's surge in anti-racist book sales, NPR spoke to three Black bookstore owners across the country to ask if customers are still engaged with their businesses and anti-racist reading.
Tuesday, May 25, 2021
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Martha Jones, author and professor of history at John Hopkins University, about her role in writing a letter of solidarity in The Root for Nikole Hannah-Jones.
Friday, May 21, 2021
NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with three Black bookstore owners to gauge how they've fared since 2020's high-profile deaths of Black people caused a surge in sales and if customers stayed engaged afterward.
Thursday, May 20, 2021
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Joe Killian, investigative reporter for NC Policy Watch, about the University of North Carolina's decision to not give Nikole Hannah-Jones tenure status.
Tuesday, May 18, 2021
NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with Jay Fortenbery, a retired police chief and criminology professor at Elizabeth City State University, about the latest findings in the death of Andrew Brown Jr.
Friday, May 14, 2021
NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with linguist John McWhorter about his new book, Nine Nasty Words: English in the Gutter: Then, Now, and Forever, which looks at how profanities have evolved over centuries.
Thursday, May 13, 2021
Tennessee could owe a historically Black university over $500 million. Andre Perry, senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, believes the problem cuts much deeper: "We're throttling the economy."
Wednesday, May 12, 2021
NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Republican Congressman John Curtis of Utah about his vote to remove Liz Cheney from her leadership position in the House of Representatives.
Wednesday, May 12, 2021
Breanna Stewart's new sneaker deal with Puma includes the first signature shoe for a WNBA player in a decade. ESPN's Nick DePaula tells NPR's Mary Louise Kelly what it means for the industry.
Monday, May 10, 2021
NBC announced it is cancelling the Golden Globes because reforms to the Hollywood Foreign Press Association — after allegations of unethical and possibly illegal activities — do not go far enough.