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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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Mar 27, 2015

What is the word for the constant hum/roar/din of televised basketball the entire month of march complete w/ buzzes & tennis shoe squeaks?

Mar 27, 2015

RT @bristei: ‘Daily Show': Trevor Noah Emerges on Short List to Replace Jon Stewart (EXCLUSIVE) variety.com/2015/tv/news/d… via @Variety

Mar 27, 2015

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Mar 27, 2015

The great photographer Alfred Eisenstaedt visited @HowardUniv in 1946. This is what he found. mashable.com/2015/02/25/how…

Mar 27, 2015

OMG! I am ten years old again. The Jackson 5 as teens in all their be-afroed glory at home w/ their parents. pic.twitter.com/fU9wy3BKxw

Mar 27, 2015

Frank Zappa with his parents Francis & Rose Marie in his home with mauve walls and hip art. They seem happy pic.twitter.com/GvCCgjR2EE

Mar 27, 2015

Richie Havens with his parents Richard & Mildred in East Flatbush. So much to take in ie: the JFK/MLK/RFK frame. pic.twitter.com/OUeUlyGkUc

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