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What It's Like To Be A Conservative Gen Z Voter In California

Thursday, October 29, 2020

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with two conservative members of Generation Z in California about how it feels to have conservative political views in an overwhelmingly blue state.


'Regarding Paul R. Williams' Honors Legacy Of LA's Barrier-Breaking Black Architect

Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Janna Ireland's photography has focused on Black life in America. Now, she turns her lens to Paul R. Williams, the first Black architect in the American West. He put good design within reach of all.


Gen Z California Voters: What Matters Most To You This Presidential Election?

Wednesday, August 26, 2020

With the presidential election drawing nearer, we want to hear how California's Generation Z voters feel about the political system and what issues matter most to them.


Denver School Principal On How Black Students Led Swift Changes To History Curriculum

Friday, July 10, 2020

Kimberly Grayson took her high schoolers to the African American history museum in D.C. When students pressed their white teachers to take the same trip, a revised history curriculum quickly followed.


Veteran Educator On The Endless But 'Joyful' Work Of Creating Anti-Racist Education

Thursday, July 09, 2020

Pirette McKamey, the principal at Mission High School in San Francisco, says anti-racist education "makes you want to keep growing and changing and doing better by your students."


Effective Anti-Racist Education Requires More Diverse Teachers, More Training

Wednesday, July 08, 2020

Travis Bristol, an assistant professor of education at the University of California at Berkeley, explains how teacher training and the presence of Black teachers can help reshape education.


Why U.S. Schools Are Still Segregated — And One Idea To Help Change That

Tuesday, July 07, 2020

Rebecca Sibilia, founder of EdBuild, says a Supreme Court case shaped a funding model for public schools that reinforces inequity. She tells All Things Considered about a new model that could help.


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.


Yo-Yo Ma: Goats, Rodeos And The Power Of Music

Tuesday, June 16, 2020

Hear the cellist talk about the purpose of music in the face of racial tension and health crises, plus his new album, Not Our First Goat Rodeo, which reunites him with old bluegrass buddies.


3 Visions For The Future Of Police In South LA

Tuesday, June 09, 2020

As the country seethes after George Floyd's killing, three black men from South Los Angeles who lived through the Watts or Rodney King riots share their ideas of what just policing would look like.


'Barely Holding It Together': Stresses Of An Early Child Care Center That Stayed Open

Tuesday, June 02, 2020

A center in Spokane, Wash., has been operating at one-third capacity under pandemic guidelines. Co-owner Luc Jasmin III says it has been tough to turn away parents, many of whom are essential workers.


An 11-Year-Old Girl Writes To Thank Her Mailman. Postal Workers Write Back

Wednesday, May 06, 2020

Emerson Weber, a 5th grader in South Dakota, wanted to say thank you to Doug, her mail carrier, for his service while millions stay at home. Now, she's received dozens of notes of gratitude in return.


Alaska Restaurant Owner: Reopening Far From Profitable, But Still Worth It

Monday, May 04, 2020

Three of Matanuska Brewing Company's four locations are operating under new coronavirus safety guidelines, such as hourly sanitizing and a maximum capacity of 25%. Business is brisk, the owner says.


'Fetch Your Tool Of Liberation': Fiona Apple On Setting Herself Free

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Fiona Apple talks about Fetch the Bolt Cutters, her first album in eight years, getting advice from King Princess to release her record early and what she would say to her teenage self.


Urban Foraging: Unearthing The Wildcrafted Flavors Of Los Angeles

Sunday, May 15, 2016

For Pascal Baudar, LA is a treasure trove of edible plants and insects that he uses in unusual culinary creations. He helps some of the city's top chefs put wild foods on menus and has a new cookbook.


Before Hollywood, The Oil Industry Made LA

Tuesday, April 05, 2016

Los Angeles can seem like a company town, dominated by the movie business. But the area is dotted with oil wells — landmarks of a key industry in the region. Now plunging prices are taking their toll.