Mary Louise Kelly appears in the following:
Friday, July 03, 2020
Models developed by mathematical epidemiologists project that tens of thousands of lives across the U.S. can be saved by more people wearing face masks.
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.
Wednesday, June 10, 2020
Jacob Frey acknowledges a need to shift a culture that has "failed black and brown people" for years. But he says calling for the dismantling of police without an alternative in place is "not a plan."
Monday, June 08, 2020
Author L.L. McKinney created the #PublishingPaidMe hashtag, where black and white authors are comparing their book advances. "You can now use this to fight for what you are worth," she says.
Friday, June 05, 2020
The Vanishing Half is about African American twins — one lives as a black woman, the other "passes" as white. Passing is "an act of self-creation and also an act of self-destruction," Bennett says.
Wednesday, June 03, 2020
Atlanta was the cradle of the civil rights movement in the '60s. As protests return to the city — this time in response to the death of George Floyd — what lessons can be taken from the past?
Friday, May 29, 2020
Scientists are trying to answer various questions about the coronavirus four months after the first confirmed case in the U.S.: why it spreads, who transmits it and where the spread is happening.
Thursday, May 28, 2020
Nearly 41% of jobs in the state's food and accommodation industry have been lost. The overall levels are comparable to the Great Depression, says David Schmidt, a state economist.
Tuesday, May 26, 2020
Maureen O'Donnell of the Chicago Sun-Times says obituary writers aren't able to cover the life of each person who has died of COVID-19. But they do their best to tell "a variety of stories."
Friday, May 22, 2020
Feda Almaliti is the mother of a 15-year-old son with severe autism and an advocate. She describes how the challenges of the coronavirus crisis are exponentially more difficult for families like hers.
Wednesday, May 20, 2020
Developing and producing a vaccine is a complicated process — one that is heavily reliant on countries sharing supplies and a common goal, says Prashant Yadav of the Center for Global Development.
Tuesday, May 19, 2020
California led the nation in issuing a statewide stay-at-home order. And it's paying an economic price: a $54 billion deficit. As the state reopens, it seeks to balance the economy and public health.
Friday, May 15, 2020
Singer-songwriter Jason Isbell talks about releasing his new album early to independent record stores and reconnecting with a younger version of himself after being sober for almost a decade.
Friday, May 08, 2020
The author of And Then They Stopped Talking To Me tells NPR, "I expected middle schoolers to be these sorts of monsters. And they weren't. They were just kids."
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.
Thursday, April 30, 2020
Dayton, Ohio, is one of many U.S. cities facing financial struggles amid the pandemic. The city has already laid off 25% of its workforce, says Mayor Nan Whaley.
Tuesday, April 28, 2020
The End of October is about a mysterious virus that starts in Asia, sweeps across continents, cripples the health care system, wrecks the economy, and kills people worldwide.
Monday, April 27, 2020
For eight seasons, Homeland has closely tracked real-life events and anxieties. Now, the show drops its finale in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic — a terrifying real world plot twist.
Thursday, April 23, 2020
NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks to Americana artist Lucinda Williams about her new album Good Souls Better Angels and the spirit of protest that she says has "always been in my blood."
Thursday, April 09, 2020
Jane Austen's Pride and Prejudice follows Elizabeth Bennet's effort to marry. Now, Janice Hadlow has made the least of the sisters in that story, Mary, the star of her own novel of self-discovery.