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Race

Is Racial Prejudice On The Rise?

A recent Associated Press poll suggests that racial prejudice against African-Americans and Hispanics has increased since 2008. Host Michel Martin and NPR Science Correspondent Shankar Vedantam take a closer look at the numbers and what's behind them.

Is Racial Prejudice On The Rise?

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Race

Over-The-Top Hairdo Sparks Blogosphere Firestorm

A white New Yorker says her life changed after she wore an afro wig to a party. Michelle Joni Lapidos has been called a racist, but she tells host Michel Martin she meant no harm; she just loves wearing the fro.

Over-The-Top Hairdo Sparks Blogosphere Firestorm

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Can I Just Tell You?

Who's Speaking Up For Ordinary Americans?

Host Michel Martin remembers her dad who recently passed away. She asks whether today's politicians are speaking up for ordinary Americans, like her dad, who do their best every day to make a better life for their families.

Who's Speaking Up For Ordinary Americans?

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BackTalk

Listeners Love Fiasco And Cash Connection

Tell Me More host Michel Martin and editor Ammad Omar open up the mailbag to see what listeners have to say. This week, the program's Twitter feed lit up when rapper Lupe Fiasco talked about why he's a big Johnny Cash fan.

Listeners Love Fiasco And Cash Connection

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Thursday

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Music

Late T.V. Host Inspired By 'Some Nights' Up Late

Journalist T.J. Holmes became a household name during his years on CNN. Now he's the host of the new BET late-night show Don't Sleep. Holmes shares the music that keeps him going for the occasional feature, In Your Ear.

Late T.V. Host Inspired By 'Some Nights' Up Late

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