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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.

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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

Race Card Project: With Dreadlocks, Come Assumptions

npr.org — NPR's Michele Norris continues her conversation with Marc Quarles for "The Race Card Project." Quarles six words are: With Kids, I'm Dad; Alone: Thug.
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May 27, 2015

Love this but uhm ...@nytimes: The NYT invited six Tony Award nominees to sing. They got one chance to get it right nyti.ms/1SCqKBQ

May 27, 2015

My way cool Daughter just told me that @disclosure released a new song with @GregoryPorter69 Yes we be dancing. #HoldingOn

May 27, 2015

I would love to hear more about the experience using #racecardproject in your classroom in Holland Michigan @Harrell107

May 27, 2015

Am so deeply honored that Ryan Harrell is using theracecardproject.com in his classroom to stoke & capture candid conversation @Harrell107

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