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Why make a list of the greatest albums made by women? To start a new conversation, and to rewrite history. Chelsea Beck/NPR hide caption

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Turning The Tables

A New Canon: In Pop Music, Women Belong At The Center Of The Story

Why make a list of the greatest albums by women? To start a new conversation, where musicians who have too long been marginalized are now at the center.

Rise Up Nomak
Never Lost Control Nomak
Angels (Kygo Edit) The XX
Receiver Tycho
Horizon Tycho
Calon Lan Chessboxer
The Devil and Sally Jones Chessboxer
Don't Let the Blind Go Deaf Years
Fluttery Few Nolder
Pillow Few Nolder

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A New Canon: In Pop Music, Women Belong At The Center Of The Story

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The Rain (Supa Dupa Fly) Missy Elliott
Sock It 2 Me [Instrumental] Missy Elliott & Da Brat
Letter 2. Forbidden Attraction - Tiama Rahim Alhaj
Letter 5. Going Home - Rahim Rahim Alhaj
Skylight Gramatik

Participants stretch during a "yoga on the yard" class, one of Howard University's sesquicentennial celebration events that was open to anyone in Washington, D.C., who wanted to attend. The university is trying to foster better relations with the surrounding community. Tyrone Turner/WAMU hide caption

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When A Historically Black University's Neighborhood Turns White

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Fiona, a hippo calf born six weeks premature, on Jan. 24, now weighs at least 375 pounds. Courtesy of the Cincinnati Zoo hide caption

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While Fighting The Odds, Fiona The Hippo Became A Social Media Star

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Divided Loyalties Teen Daze
Discipleship Teen Daze

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Alabama Woman Stuck In NYC Traffic In 1902 Invented The Windshield Wiper

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Fences Kaki King
Kelvinator Kaki King
It's Obvious Chastity Belt
Alyth Hidden Orchestra
Western Isles Hidden Orchestra
Emersion Lamplighter