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Tamara Keith on the scene in 1812. Sort of. Leif Parsons for NPR hide caption

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BREAKING: British Burn Washington ... 2 Centuries Ago

Two hundred years ago this week, invading British troops destroyed the White House and the U.S. Capitol. NPR wasn't there, but if we were, our coverage might have sounded something like this ...

How should book sellers promote diverse content? Examine their biases, and get other folks to examine their biases, too. iStockphoto hide caption

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How To Sell Diverse Books: A Bookstore Owner's Advice

It's not news that the publishing world isn't very diverse. But over on the other side of the industry, how do owners of neighborhood bookstores try to sell books for or about people of color?

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