Field director Charles White of the NAACP speaks at a podium outside the U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday. The court ruled that a key part of the Voting Rights Act is unconstitutional. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

toggle caption
Win McNamee/Getty Images

Legalese Aside, How Do We Talk About Race Nowadays?

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/197043324/197044370" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Remember His Name Jurassic 5
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Remember His Name
Album
Power in Numbers
Artist
Jurassic 5

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Changes 2Pac
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Changes
Album
Greatest Hits [Edited Version]
Artist
2Pac

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Carl Brisson stars as sideshow boxer "One Round Jack" in Alfred Hitchcock's 1927 film The Ring. That and eight more of the master's early silent features have restored by the British Film Institute. Rialto Pictures/BFI hide caption

toggle caption
Rialto Pictures/BFI

Rescued, Hitchcock's Silent Films Flicker Anew

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/196664522/197047738" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
Royal Bridesmaids March Merle Evans
Vultures John Mayer
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Vultures
Album
Continuum
Artist
John Mayer

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Nik Wallenda practices walking across a wire in Sarasota, Fla., last week. Chris O'Meara/AP hide caption

toggle caption
Chris O'Meara/AP

Back On The Ground, Nik Wallenda Dreams Up His Next Walk

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/197028461/197056720" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

Aerialist Lillian Leitzel came from a family of performers. In 1905, she toured Europe as part of the Leamy Ladies circus attraction, which included Leitzel (far left), her aunts Tina and Toni Pelikan, her mother Nellie Pelikan, and Lily Simpson. Dean Jensen's collection/Courtesy Crown Publishing Group hide caption

toggle caption
Dean Jensen's collection/Courtesy Crown Publishing Group

Lillian Leitzel, The High-Flying 'Queen' Of The Circus

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/195971072/197062655" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript

La Vida Bohème's second album, Sera, draws upon a handful of musical influences, from disco to reggae. Courtesy of the artist hide caption

toggle caption
Courtesy of the artist

La Vida Bohème: Dance Rockers Harness Chaos And Conflict

  • Download
  • <iframe src="https://www.npr.org/player/embed/196603532/197068597" width="100%" height="290" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" title="NPR embedded audio player">
  • Transcript
La Vida Mejor La Vida Boheme
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
La Vida Mejor
Album
Será
Artist
La Vida Boheme

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Luz Azul Aterciopelados
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Luz Azul
Album
Gozo Poderoso
Artist
Aterciopelados

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?

Tortura Alejandro Sanz & Shakira
Buy

Buy Featured Music

Song
Tortura
Album
Colección Definitiva
Artist
Alejandro Sanz & Shakira

Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How?