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NPR Host/Special Correspondent. Curator of The Race Card Project. Author of The Grace of Silence. MamaBear to growing cubs Re-tweets not an endorsement

'3 ½ Minutes' Chronicles Florida Murder Over Loud Rap Music

npr.org — A new documentary revisits the loud music murder case. Michael Dunn, a white man, shot 10 bullets into a car with four unarmed young black men during an argument at a Jacksonville, Fla, gas station.

Family Secret And Cultural Identity Revealed In 'Little White Lie'

npr.org — Lacey Schwartz grew up in Woodstock, N.Y., a mostly white, middle-class community. But even as a child she sometimes questioned why her deeper skin tone and curly hair didn't look like every one else in her family. Her parents, who are white and Jewish, explained that her inherited looks came from a Sicilian grandfather with darker features and coarse hair.

Family Secret And Cultural Identity Revealed In 'Little White Lie'

npr.org — Filmmaker Lacey Schwartz and her mother discuss the documentary "Little White Lie." The film tells Lacey's story of growing up in a white Jewish family in Woodstock, New York, believing she was white. Schwartz learns she's bi-racial as she prepares to attend college. Copyright © 2015 NPR. For personal, noncommercial use only.

Killing the Golden Spruce

npr.org — The Golden Spruce: A True Story of Myth, Madness, and Greed tells the story of a sacred tree, a logger-turned environmentalist and a shocking act of environmental protest in the woods of British Columbia. Michele Norris talks with author John Vaillant.

Sinatra, as Remembered by His Valet

npr.org — For more than 20 years, George Jacobs saw legendary crooner Frank Sinatra as few others did: at home, relaxed, even without his hairpiece. Jacobs was Sinatra's valet. NPR's Michele Norris talks with Jacobs and his co-author, William Stadiem, about their new book, Mr. S: My Life with Frank Sinatra.

Suzan-Lori Parks' New Play, 'Father Comes Home From The Wars'

npr.org — NPR Special Correspondent Michele Norris talks with playwright Suzan-Lori Parks about her latest work, "Father Comes Home From the Wars (Parts 1,2 & 3)." Copyright © 2014 NPR. For personal, noncommercial use only. See Terms of Use. For other uses, prior permission required. Copyright © 2014 NPR. All rights reserved.

I'm glad my son is White.

The Race Card Project™ @ the Hood Museum of Art

theracecardproject.com — The Race Card Project™ is proud to partner with the Hood Museum of Art for a very special exhibition. Witness: Art and Civil Rights in the Sixties offers a focused look at painting, sculpture, graphics, and photography from a decade defined by social protest and American race relations.

Race Card Project: With Dreadlocks, Come Assumptions

Race Card Project: With Dreadlocks, Come Assumptions

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Jun 29, 2015

Random thought -- it is amazing what a warm cookie in flight will do to win loyalty among air travelers. Airlines take note

Jun 29, 2015

Another of my favorite @NPRmelissablock driveway moments -- Her interview with Eric Clapton. Rich.

Jun 29, 2015

I get a lot of cards from people who remember someone who was on the other side of the color line in segregated schools

Jun 29, 2015

Marion Bogle sent in these 6words "first classmate I met was black" That 1958 classmate was Annette Woods. Bogle never forgot her kindness

Jun 29, 2015

if there is a black woman out there named Anette Woods who lived in North Dakota in 1958, Classmate Marian Bogle is looking for you. Why?

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