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He has attempted the journey to Europe three times, and refuses to give up

Monday, November 14, 2022

Mamadou Niang has decided he has no choice but to leave his native Senegal. Salinization has made it impossible to farm his family's land.


People smugglers keep trying to recruit this boat captain. He keeps refusing

Sunday, November 13, 2022

Years of captaining a boat have shaped Pape Dieye's calm and reassuring presence in Senegal. These qualities have also caught the eye of people hoping to make the dangerous journey to Europe.


Saint-Louis is being swallowed by the sea. Residents are bracing for a new reality

Friday, November 11, 2022

The problem is as simple as it is devastating: the Atlantic Ocean is expanding into Senegal, and Saint-Louis is ground zero. Every year, the island loses a little bit of land to the sea.


Travel diary: Tracking climate, migration and the far-right from Africa to Europe

Tuesday, November 08, 2022

Welcome to the travel blog for the NPR project that examined how the ripples of climate change radiate outward.


How one county clerk in Michigan is preparing for a rocky election day

Monday, November 07, 2022

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Justin Roebuck, Ottawa County, Michigan county clerk, about election integrity and misinformation.


Meta announces another drop in revenue

Thursday, October 27, 2022

Facebook and Instagram's parent company announced another drop in revenue. Like many other internet companies, Meta relies on digital advertising, one of the first things to go in a tight economy.


The Syrian Cassette Archive, preserving a disappearing history

Monday, October 03, 2022

When Yamen Mekdad and Mark Gergis met in 2018, the pair combined their love of Syrian cassettes into a project aiming to save them — and share them more widely.


Terri Lyne Carrington addresses women's omission from jazz canon with 'New Standards'

Wednesday, September 21, 2022

After finding an abysmally low number of women artists' work within jazz's unoffical book of standards, Carrington set out to fix the problem with a book of her own.


On debut solo album, Marcus Mumford explores healing, mercy and forgiveness

Friday, September 16, 2022

NPR's Juana Summers chats with Marcus Mumford about his debut solo album, Self-Titled, which is a deeply personal exploration of healing, mercy and forgiveness.


Grammy-winning drummer Antonio Sanchez discusses the making of 'Bad Hombre Vol. II'

Monday, August 29, 2022

The Grammy-winning jazz drummer Antonio Sanchez returns with a stacked list of guest artists, including his legendary abuelo, for the second volume of his Bad Hombre project.


Author of 'Taliban' reflects on how the group has changed since it was last in power

Tuesday, August 09, 2022

In 2001, author and journalist Ahmed Rashid wrote the definitive account of the Taliban and its origins. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly now speaks with Rashid, a year after the Taliban re-took Afghanistan.


The Arab Spring's last experiment in democracy is over

Friday, July 29, 2022

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Shadi Hamid, senior fellow at the Brookings Institution, about Tunisia's new constitutional referendum that gives President Kais Saied near total power.


The debut album from NoSo is a postcard to a former, younger self

Friday, July 15, 2022

Abby Hwong, who makes music as NoSo, talks with NPR's Ailsa Chang about getting comfortable in their own skin and their debut album, Stay Proud Of Me.


Tasman Keith didn't come here to point fingers

Friday, July 08, 2022

The First Nations rapper comes from "a place of understanding [that] at the end of the day everybody is human and we all have a lack of knowledge that we can expand on." His debut album is out today.


5 protest songs that have taken on new meaning post-Roe

Saturday, July 02, 2022

Since the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade last week, many have turned to music to express the emotion that has overwhelmed them in this moment. We examine five songs and what they mean today.


Beyonce? Lizzo? Drake? Here are the early contenders for song of the summer

Friday, July 01, 2022

What makes a song of the summer? And are there any early contenders for 2022? NPR Music's Stephen Thompson makes his predictions.


Post-Roe, a look at how old and new protest music reflects political moments

Thursday, June 30, 2022

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with NPR music critic Ann Powers and music scholar Shana Redmond about how old and new protest music reflects political moments, following the Supreme Court overturning Roe.


Democrats are bankrolling ads promoting fringe Republican candidates. Here's why

Monday, June 27, 2022

As the midterm primary season rolls along, voters may have noticed a strange phenomenon of political advertising: Democrats paying for ads supporting Republican candidates.


Why Democrats are paying for ads supporting Republican primary candidates

Monday, June 20, 2022

Democrats are buying ads supporting far-right GOP primary candidates, in the hopes of facing them in the general election — a strategy that former Sen. Claire McCaskill of Missouri tried in 2012.


Why Vincent Chin matters today, 40 years after his death

Friday, June 17, 2022

Vincent Chin was beaten to death by two white auto workers in Detroit 40 years ago. NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with organizer Helen Zia about how his death and what followed resonates today.