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Before Berry Gordy's Motown, There Was John Dolphin's Recorded In Hollywood

The black entrepreneur who opened a record store called Dolphin's Of Hollywood — in South Central Los Angeles — is the subject of a new musical about his business success and untimely death.

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All Tech Considered

As Police Body Cameras Increase, What About All That Video?

Police cams have suddenly become a big business. But the real money is in selling departments a way to store each day's video. Firms are offering easy uploads to the cloud but costs are bound to grow.

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The Two-Way - News Blog

Despite Corruption Scandal, Blatter Wins 5th Term As FIFA President

Sepp Blatter couldn't secure a victory during the first round of voting, but his lone challenger withdrew. The vote comes two days after several leading officials with soccer's world governing body were arrested and charged with corruption and bribery.

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13.7: Cosmos And Culture

An Intersection Of Science And Art In Rembrandt's 'Anatomy Lesson'

The artist's painting of a medical school demonstration is more than just a picture; it is an occasion for thinking about the ways sight and thought, art and science, need each other, says Alva Noë.

In 2014, BookCon responded to the We Need Diverse Books campaign by inviting it to form its own panel. Pictured here, left to right: I.W. Gregorio, Mike Jung, Matt de la Pena, Grace Lin and Jacqueline Woodson. Courtesy of ReedPOP hide caption

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Book News & Features

A Year Later, #WeNeedDiverseBooks Has Left Its Mark On BookCon

The Twitter campaign was born out of the controversy around the lack of diverse voices in the event's panels. This year, one organizer says, the first panel they booked was with that campaign.

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