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Remembrances

Jazz Extraordinaire Sam Rivers Dies At 88

The jazz saxophonist, flutist and composer passed away on Wednesday from pneumonia. He worked with Miles Davis, Billie Holiday and T. Bone Walker, and played an essential role in the abstract and avant-garde jazz movement. Host Michel Martin pays him a tribute.

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Music Articles

Sounds Of Blackness: Songs Of Hope In Hard Times

The Grammy-winning group has been inspiring listeners for decades. In a performance chat with host Michel Martin, band members discuss their anniversary CD, which focuses on reconciliation and healing.

Sounds Of Blackness: Songs Of Hope In Hard Times

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Alike (Adepero Oduye) navigates her complex relationships at school and at home in the new film Pariah. Focus Features hide caption

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Same-sex couple Joseph and Jim pose for a photo as they wait to be officially married at the Manhattan City Clerk's Office on July 24, 2011, the first day gay couples were allowed to legally marry in New York. Getty Images hide caption

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The Picture Show

The Big Legacy Of Charles 'Teenie' Harris, Photographer

He's a name you may not know, but he documented a part of American history that can't be forgotten.

The Big Legacy Of Charles 'Teenie' Harris, Photographer

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Thursday

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Tuesday

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Governing

Is A Privatized Post Office Better?

Not everyone thinks the U.S. Postal Service is worth saving. Tad DeHaven of the Cato Institute says spiraling costs and uncertain revenues can be solved with privatization. Host Michel Martin and DeHaven discuss what a private postal service might look like.

Is A Privatized Post Office Better?

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Money Coach

This New Year, Resolve To Improve Your Credit

Personal finance experts say the start of a new year is the perfect time to check your credit report. Host Michel Martin speaks with Tell Me More regular 'Money Coach' Alvin Hall about what to look for and how to boost your credit in 2012.

This New Year, Resolve To Improve Your Credit

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North Korea In Transition

What Will 'The Dear Leader's' Legacy Be?

North Korean leader Kim Jong Il died this past weekend. Host Michel Martin looks at the significance of Kim's death and what it means for the future of North Korea. She speaks with David Kang and Sandra Fahy of the Korean Studies Institute at USC.

What Will 'The Dear Leader's' Legacy Be?

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Can I Just Tell You?

With End To Iraq War, Thousands Are Left Wounded

Host Michel Martin reflects on the struggle to get by with physical injury. As the Iraq war recedes from the headlines, she says, it's even more important not to let the needs of those who have sacrificed disappear from our consciousness.

With End To Iraq War, Thousands Are Left Wounded

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