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Author Interviews

Can Hip-Hop Change The Style Of Politics?

Lester Spence, associate professor of political science at Johns Hopkins University, discusses his new book titled Stare in the Darkness: The Limits of Hip-hop and Black Politics.

Can Hip-Hop Change The Style Of Politics?

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Faith Matters

Catholic Church Still Hiding Sexual Predators?

Ten years ago, Michael Rezendes and The Boston Globe colleagues broke a clergy sex abuse cover-up in the Boston Archdiocese. Host Michel Martin speaks with Rezendes about his investigative work. (Advisory: This segment may not be suitable for all audiences.)

Catholic Church Still Hiding Sexual Predators?

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Franchesca Ramsey is a graphic designer, comedian and video blogger whose YouTube video "S- - - White Girls Say ... to Black Girls" has gotten more than 5 million hits. Chescaleigh/YouTube hide caption

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Pop Culture

'S- - - White Girls Say' Parody: Offensive Or Funny?

In Franchesca Ramsey's viral video, "S- - - White Girls Say ... to Black Girls," the comedian dons a blond wig and pokes fun at silly — and sometimes offensive — conversations between women. But some people say the video isn't funny, just racist.

'S- - - White Girls Say' Parody: Offensive Or Funny?

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Music

Afropop Expert Georges Collinet's Favorite Tunes

Collinet is one of the foremost experts on African Pop music and perhaps the best-known broadcaster on the African continent. He shares his personal playlist as part of Tell Me More's series, 'In Your Ear.'

Afropop Expert Georges Collinet's Favorite Tunes

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Can I Just Tell You?

Sparking A Better Political Discourse

In her weekly commentary, host Michel Martin wonders what it would take to make debate more civil and relevant to the issues that should inform presidential campaigns.

Sparking A Better Political Discourse

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Beauty Shop

Beauty Shop: Virginia Ballot, Bachmann Quits Race

Host Michel Martin and the Beauty Shop ladies discuss controversial requirements for Virginia's presidential primary ballot, Michele Bachmann's suspension of her presidential bid, sports-related concussions, and black divas hawking weight-loss products.

Beauty Shop: Virginia Ballot, Bachmann Quits Race

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