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U.K. Sets 'Tartuffe' In Birmingham's Pakistani Muslim Community

Sun, 2018-10-14 18:01

In a new take on Moliere's Tartuffe, the original production's "dangerous priest" villain is now portrayed as a manipulative Imam who preys on a Muslim family.

Fall TV Program Welcomes More Criminal Justice Stories

Sun, 2018-10-14 17:24

This fall, Making a Murderer returns to Netflix for its second season, and a new HBO documentary, The Sentence, is about woman serving nine years in prison for drug crimes her ex-boyfriend committed.

Digging Into The Enduring Mythology Of Bigfoot

Sun, 2018-10-14 17:24

The first published reference to "Bigfoot" was 60 years ago, but the mysterious woodland creature still captures Americans' imaginations. Shereen Marisol Meraji speaks with Laura Krantz, who documents its enthusiasts.

Hurricane Michael Relief Efforts Underway In Florida

Sun, 2018-10-14 17:24

While water and some food is being delivered, residents in some of the harder hit areas of Hurricane Michael are growing frustrated. The extensive destruction is more than they anticipated.

MacArthur 'Genius' Poet Natalie Diaz Tackles Issues Facing Native Americans

Sun, 2018-10-14 17:24

Poet Natalie Diaz speaks with NPR's Shereen Marisol Meraji about being selected for a MacArthur "Genius" Grant. Her work focuses on social justice issues and her Mojave and Latina heritage.

Investigation: In U.S. Prisons, Women Punished More Often Than Men

Sun, 2018-10-14 17:24

An investigation by NPR and Northwestern University's Medill School of Journalism finds that in prisons across the U.S., women are disciplined more often than men, almost always for low-level, non-violent offenses.

Harvard's Affirmative Action Policy Goes On Trial

Sun, 2018-10-14 17:24

NPR's Shereen Marisol Meraji speaks with WBUR reporter Carrie Jung about the upcoming trial challenging Harvard University's admissions policies.

Saudi Arabia Promises Retaliation If U.S. Levies Sanctions In Khashoggi Case

Sun, 2018-10-14 17:24

Tensions between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia are on the rise as the Saudis continue to deny reports that they murdered journalist Jamal Khashoggi.

The 'Young Black Man' Who Reluctantly Became An NRA-Certified Instructor

Sun, 2018-10-14 17:24

RJ Young developed an interest in guns in order to bond with his white father-in-law. The experience is chronicled is his new book, Let It Bang.

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Through Slavery, Segregation And More, 'La Bamba' Has Been The Sound Of Survival

Sun, 2018-10-14 17:24

Sixty years ago, a Mexican folk tune sung entirely in Spanish became a rock and roll phenomenon. Generations after Ritchie Valens, young Latinos are still harnessing its power.

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Code Switch: Transracial Adoptees On Their Racial Identity And Sense Of Self

Sat, 2018-10-13 18:14

NPR's Code Switch podcast looks at race and identity in America. In this episode, NPR's Shereen Marisol Meraji and Gene Demby talk about transracial adoption.

Playwright Sarah Jones Takes On The Sex Industry In 'Sell/Buy/Date'

Sat, 2018-10-13 18:14

Sell/Buy/Date is a one-woman-play about the sex industry. NPR's Shereen Marisol Meraji speaks with playwright Sarah Jones about how she portrays 19 different characters.

'Visionary, Not Reactionary': Artists Take Political Commentary To Streets And Skies

Sat, 2018-10-13 18:14

Between street art and a new initiative bringing artist-designed billboards to all 50 states, more people are breaking out of the bubble to express their views on today's divisive political climate.

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Barbershop: Celebrities Choosing To Publicly Share Their Political Views

Sat, 2018-10-13 18:14

NPR's Shereen Marisol Meraji speaks with NPR's Rodney Carmichael, Rolling Stone's Tessa Stuart and Huffington Post's Julia Craven about the decision of major celebrities to reveal their political leanings while also risking alienating their fans.

Allegations Of Voter Suppression Surface In Georgia During Tight Governor's Race

Sat, 2018-10-13 18:14

NPR's Shereen Marisol Meraji speaks with Mark Niesse of The Atlanta Journal-Constitution about the lawsuit against Georgia, after a report that 53,000 voter registration applications have been held.

Resident Of Mexico Beach, Fla., Face Many Challenges In Hurricane Michael Recovery

Sat, 2018-10-13 18:14

There is not much left in Mexico Beach, Fla. NPR's Shereen Marisol Meraji speaks with Washington Post reporter Patricia Sullivan, about what happened when Hurricane Michael hit the city.

International Pressure Mounts On Saudi Arabia After Disappearance Of Jamal Khashoggi

Sat, 2018-10-13 18:14

The disappearance of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi is bringing international pressure onto the kingdom — and threatening its plans to modernize with the help of Western business partners.

American Pastor Andrew Brunson Meets With Trump After Being Released From Turkey

Sat, 2018-10-13 18:14

Andrew Brunson, an American pastor who had been detained and jailed in Turkey for two years on charges of spying and aiding terrorists was released. He met with President Trump on Saturday.

Sommelier Scandal: A Tale Of Cheating And Really, Really Good Wine

Fri, 2018-10-12 18:52

There's controversy in the world of wine as 23 new master sommeliers have had their certification revoked after a cheating scandal. NPR's Mary Louise Kelley talks with The Wine Bible author Karen MacNeil.

Does A Lack Of Secrecy Mean Russian Spies Want Their Actions To Be Known?

Fri, 2018-10-12 17:55

Abundant evidence points to Russian military intelligence carrying out murders, attempted murders and sabotage throughout Europe. The lack of secrecy could mean the GRU wants its actions to be known.