Shereen Marisol Meraji appears in the following:
Wednesday, March 14, 2018
As the breakout star of Love & Hip Hop: Miami, Amara isn't afraid of tackling colorism in the Latin community. "Somebody needs to say something," she says.
Wednesday, February 21, 2018
DREAMers Miriam Gonzalez Avila and Abigail Gonzalez are paying attention to the immigration debate. One is covered under DACA, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals policy, but the other isn't.
Tuesday, November 07, 2017
A poll asked: When you were growing up, were you encouraged to apply to college, discouraged from applying or was this never discussed?
Saturday, July 15, 2017
The resignation of the U.S. Census Bureau's director, John Thompson, months before his term was to expire stunned the statistical community and raised anxieties about the 2020 count.
Thursday, June 22, 2017
For Tupac Shakur, moments when the lines between the man and the myth started to blur.
Thursday, April 27, 2017
People often remember tensions between African-Americans, white police officers and Korean business owners. That story gets more complicated when you step into a predominantly Latino neighborhood.
Thursday, March 02, 2017
For Puerto Ricans, the question of statehood and their status as American citizens makes identity a complicated topic. One Puerto Rico woman living in western Massachusetts talks about this tension.
Thursday, February 09, 2017
For the first time, four black directors are among the nominees in the best documentary feature category. Three of them made films that deal explicitly with race and race relations in America.
Sunday, January 01, 2017
Filmmaker Molly Schiot documents the paths of women who led the way in various sports in the book Game Changers: The Unsung Heroines of Sports History.
Monday, October 17, 2016
The town of Missoula, Mont., is accepting refugees for the first time in a quarter century. That prospect is evoking fear and conspiracy theories about Islam and terrorism in more conservative communities outside Missoula.
Wednesday, August 17, 2016
Black kids are disproportionately affected by school closures. Shereen Marisol Meraji reports on what it's like when a predominantly black neighborhood loses its only public high school.
Wednesday, July 27, 2016
Shereen Marisol Meraji and Kat Chow talk to young people who crowd-sourced an open letter to their loved ones, asking them to care about police violence against black Americans.
Thursday, June 16, 2016
Schools are closing across America. On this episode of Embedded, we explore what that means for a town losing the neighborhood high school that's been around for over a century.
Thursday, April 07, 2016
Shelter is a play based on interviews with Central American kids about their harrowing experiences migrating north. NPR's Code Switch team talks with the youth who inspired the play, the playwright and the actors about the production.
Tuesday, March 29, 2016
Five African women who came of age abroad make their way back to Accra, Ghana, as adult professionals looking for love — and end up grappling with where they fit into this place they call "home."
Sunday, January 31, 2016
About 40 years ago, Consuelo Hermosillo went to the hospital for an emergency cesarean section. Against her will, she left unable to have more children. No Más Bebés airs tonight on PBS.
Wednesday, December 16, 2015
Abby Wambach will play her final game for the U.S. Women's National Soccer Team Wednesday night. NPR talked to her former coaches, fans and the star herself on what she's meant to the game.
Saturday, December 12, 2015
#NPRreads is a weekly feature on Twitter and on The Two-Way. The premise is simple: Correspondents, editors and producers from our newsroom share the pieces that have kept them reading, using the #NPRreads hashtag. Each weekend, we highlight some of the best stories.
From White House correspondent Tamara Keith:
Tuesday, December 08, 2015
It wouldn't be an election without a good, old-fashioned, racially charged pun.
Thursday, December 03, 2015
A man and a woman, wearing "assault-style clothing" were killed in a shootout with police, says Police Chief Jarrod Burguan. A third person is detained but their connection has been determined yet.