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NPR's Tamara Keith talks to Breena Clark about her new novel, Angels Make Their Hope Here. It follows Dossie Bird, a girl who escapes slavery in 1849 and flees to an interracial enclave in New Jersey.
Film director Richard Linklater's latest movie, Boyhood, was shot over 12 years. NPR's Tamara Keith speaks with the star of the film, Ellar Coltrane, who's spent over a decade shooting the movie.
Outside New York City Hall, a policeman watches a protest against racial dis...
District Attorney Kenneth Thompson says he will stop prosecuting some people arrested for low-level marijuana possession. But that won't stop the New York Police Department from making arrests.
Darlena Cunha says that she wrote her essay about her family's temporary pov...
When her once-middle-class family suddenly needed help, Darlena Cunha drove a Mercedes to enroll in the federal nutrition program. "The most embarrassing part was how I felt about myself," she writes.
Polio damaged Haden's voice when he was young, but as a bassist and composer, he helped shape the sound of jazz and spanned country and gospel. He died Friday at 76.
Melissa Block talks to NPR's Tom Goldman about the final two matches in the World Cup: Brazil against the Netherlands in a fight for third place, and Argentina against Germany in the final.