Sarah Handel

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Michigan Hospital 'Cautiously Optimistic' About New Mask Rules

Friday, May 14, 2021

The CDC's relaxed mask guidance is a major pandemic milestone. NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Dr. Barbara Ducatman of Michigan's Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak about how the pandemic looks there.

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'Theft At A Scale That Is Unprecedented': Behind The Underfunding Of HBCUs

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."

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Pennies From (Almost) Heaven: Get Paid To Move To West Virginia

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

A program called Ascend West Virginia hopes to draw remote workers to the Mountain State, even to the point of paying $12,000 to selected applicants.

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Gov. Hutchinson On States Opting Out Of Unemployment Relief

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang talks with Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson, a Republican, about his decision to move towards ending federal COVID-19 unemployment benefits.

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Black Police Officers Reflect On George Floyd Murder, Derek Chauvin Trial

Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Last June, NPR's Ari Shapiro spoke with three police officers about being Black in law enforcement. We revisit those officers to talk about the Chauvin verdict and what's next for police reform.

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New Documentary Explores The Controversial Early Days Of 'Sesame Street'

Friday, May 07, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Marilyn Agrelo, director of the new documentary Street Gang: How We Got To Sesame Street, and actor Sonia Manzano, who played Maria on Sesame Street.

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As Arab Spring Unfolded On Twitter, Social Media Gained Foothold At NPR

Tuesday, May 04, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with former NPR social media guru Andy Carvin about the way his realm came to affect the news business.

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Rev. Al Sharpton Reflects After Delivering Andrew Brown Jr.'s Eulogy

Monday, May 03, 2021

NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Rev. Al Sharpton, who delivered the eulogy at the funeral of Andrew Brown, Jr. He talks about the family's request to deliver special remarks and reflections.

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Wave Of 'Anti-Protest' Bills Could Threaten First Amendment

Friday, April 30, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Nick Robinson, of the International Center for Not-for-Profit Law, about the dozens of anti-protest bills introduced by Republican lawmakers this year.

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Rutherford Falls Creators On Finding Humor In America's 'Messy' History

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with comedy writers Michael Schur and Sierra Teller Ornelas about coming to terms with America's messy history, and turning discomfort into the sitcom "Rutherford Falls."

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Elizabeth City Mayor Urges Calm After Judge Rules Not To Release Bodycam Footage

Wednesday, April 28, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Elizabeth City, N.C. Mayor Bettie Parker, who declared a state of emergency in her city ahead of the release of bodycam video to the family of Andrew Brown Jr.

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Attorney Chantel Cherry-Lassiter On Viewing The Video Of Andrew Brown Jr.'s Shooting

Tuesday, April 27, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with attorney Chantel Cherry-Lassiter about seeing the bodycam footage of Andrew Brown Jr. being shot, as well as the independent autopsy.

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Mediterranean Migrant Rescue Left To Civilian Ships

Monday, April 26, 2021

NPR's Audie Cornish talks with journalist Emmanuelle Chaze about the rescue ship Ocean Viking's response to a shipwreck off the coast of Libya last week, in which about 130 migrants drowned.

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As Michigan Virus Cases Surge, State Would Rather Add Vaccinations Than Restrictions

Friday, April 16, 2021

Coronavirus cases are surging in Michigan. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with Dr. Joneigh Khaldun, Michigan's chief medical executive, about the state's decision not to implement new restrictions.

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U.S. Imposes Sanctions On Russia For Election Meddling, Hacking

Thursday, April 15, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks to Michael McFaul, former U.S. ambassador To Russia. The U.S. imposed new sanctions on Russia Thursday, which are just the latest attempts to thwart the Kremlin.

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The Biden Administration Has Delayed Accepting More Refugees Despite Campaign Promise

Tuesday, April 13, 2021

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with World Relief's Jenny Yang about the Biden administration's delays in accepting more refugees into the United States, despite campaign promises to increase numbers.

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Trans Journalists: It's 'A Privilege' To Tell The Stories Of The Trans Community

Friday, April 09, 2021

NPR's Ari Shapiro talks with three journalists on how they report on news affecting transgender people, and how being trans themselves shapes their reporting.

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Songs Of Remembrance: 'Happy Together'

Friday, April 09, 2021

More than a half million Americans have died from COVID-19 since the pandemic hit last year. Stephanie Veto remembers her father Tom Makosky and his love for his granddaughter.

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He Choreographed 'Single Ladies' And 'WAP.' Now He's Got A Bigger Mission

Monday, November 16, 2020

JaQuel Knight, choreographer of iconic routines for Beyoncé, Megan Thee Stallion and others, is working to copyright his dances in hopes it will keep corporations from profiting off them unfairly.

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Kristin Chenoweth Is Doing It 'For The Girls'

Friday, September 27, 2019

On her latest album, For The Girls, Kristin Chenoweth covers classic songs originally recorded by women who inspire her and duets with Dolly Parton, Ariana Grande and more.

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