Maquita Peters

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Being Black In America: 'We Have A Place In This World Too'

Friday, June 05, 2020

As protests continue around the country in response to several high-profile deaths of African Americans in recent weeks, black people say they are frustrated, fearful and fatigued.


After The Loss Of A Loved One, Your Holiday Traditions Change But Hope Endures

Sunday, December 23, 2018

Grief can be amplified this time of year, whether you celebrate Christmas or Hanukkah. Honoring the memory of late family members helps many NPR listeners and readers process their heartache.


Chicago Police Release Body Cam Footage Of Deadly Shooting

Sunday, July 15, 2018

On the city's South Side, residents and activists converged to protest the deadly shooting of a man Saturday. On Sunday police released a 30-second clip of the incident that set off the protests.


A Dad, A Daughter, A Disappearing Act: Love And Mourning On Father's Day

Sunday, June 17, 2018

After waiting a lifetime to meet her father, NPR journalist Maquita Peters finally got to know him, only to have him vanish from her life.


Bishop Michael Curry's Royal Wedding Sermon: Full Text Of 'The Power Of Love'

Sunday, May 20, 2018

The presiding bishop of the American Episcopal Church delivered a powerful and emotive sermon to those in attendance and millions more watching across the world on embracing the power of love.


8 Students, 2 Teachers Killed In Santa Fe High School Shooting

Saturday, May 19, 2018

The dead, many of whom were memorialized by friends and family on social media, included a Pakistani exchange student and a substitute teacher


WATCH: The Royal Wedding Of Prince Harry And Meghan Markle

Saturday, May 19, 2018

The couple became the Duke and Duchess of Sussex upon getting married at St. George's Chapel at Windsor Castle on Saturday.


Fox News Host Eric Bolling Suspended Amid Claims Of Lewd Texting

Saturday, August 05, 2017

Fox News has suspended the co-host of its nightly program The Fox News Specialists while it investigates reports that he sent lewd messages to three female colleagues.


George Romero, 'Night Of The Living Dead' Director, Dies At 77

Sunday, July 16, 2017

The legendary film director died in his sleep on Sunday with his family by his side, "following a brief but aggressive battle with lung cancer."


At Least 9 People Are Dead After Flash Flooding In Rural Arizona

Sunday, July 16, 2017

A flash flood plowed through a popular rural Arizona swimming hole Saturday afternoon, killing at least nine people, local authorities say. One person is missing.


Brazilian Court Tosses Criminal Case Against Olympic Swimmer Ryan Lochte

Saturday, July 15, 2017

The court said that it dismissed the case after determining that Lochte's robbery claim made to NBC did not constitute filing of a fake report, a crime punishable by up to 18 months in prison.


Pope Francis Replaces Conservative Top Theologian

Saturday, July 01, 2017

Cardinal Gerhard Ludwig Mueller was ousted as the head of the Congregation for the Doctrine of the Faith on Saturday. Days earlier another top official left to face charges of sexual abuse.


'The Great Comet': 'Hits All Of The Checkmarks' Of A Broadway Experience

Saturday, June 10, 2017

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with director Rachel Chavkin and actress Denée Benton of Broadway's Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812, which retells Tolstoy's War and Peace with a diverse cast.


Trump Supporters And Counter-Protesters Collide In Portland, Ore.

Sunday, June 04, 2017

Thousands of demonstrators from varying groups converged in Portland, Ore. Sunday afternoon in the wake of the fatal stabbing of two Portland men who tried to stop another man's anti-Muslim tirade.


British Police Say 7 People Killed In London Bridge Terrorist Attacks

Saturday, June 03, 2017

Police say that seven people were killed in terrorist attacks at London Bridge and Borough Market Saturday. Three attackers were shot by police. At least 48 other people have been hospitalized.


'Man Weaves' Offer Cover For Balding Men, Cash For Black Hair Care Industry

Saturday, May 27, 2017

Man weaves, more formally known as cranial prosthesis, are a non-surgical procedure by barbers to help balding men. They're growing in popularity as more men opt to spend up to $800 to "regain" hair.


First Responders Need Help Too: Crisis Hotline Caters To Emergency Workers

Saturday, May 13, 2017

NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Frank Farry about the crisis hotline he set up in Bucks County, Pa., for first responders. Farry says PTSD among public safety workers is an overlooked problem.


Porn Star Plays New Role As Advocate For Industry Workers

Wednesday, May 03, 2017

This week on 'Brave New Workers': After 20 years working as a performer in the adult entertainment industry, Alana Evans is putting her efforts into organizing for the Adult Performers Actors Guild.


'Brave New Workers': Ex-Construction Worker Builds A New Life Grooming Cats

Sunday, April 16, 2017

"Brave New Workers" tells stories of Americans adapting to a changing economy. This week: a former contractor who lost his business when the housing bubble burst found a new livelihood grooming cats.


'Brave New Workers': A Burning Desire To Get A Medicinal Marijuana License

Sunday, April 02, 2017

What happens to workers when an industry fails, new technology takes off? NPR brings you stories of Americans adapting to a changing economy. This week: Leaving the black cannabis market to go legal.