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African Diva Kidjo Empowered By 'Bad Religion'

Grammy-winning singer Angelique Kidjo is considered Africa's greatest living diva. She says music is her outlet for pleasure and activism. Kidjo shares some of the songs that have inspired her over the years.

African Diva Kidjo Empowered By 'Bad Religion'
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Race

The Revolution of Reverend Al Sharpton

The Reverend Al Sharpton has moved from controversial street protester to a media activist with access to the president. Host Michel Martin talks with Corey Dade, NPR digital news correspondent, about his profile of 'The Rev.'

The Revolution of Reverend Al Sharpton
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History

Student Finds New Work By First Published African-American Poet

Jupiter Hammon lived and died in slavery, but he managed to become the first published African-American poet. Now a newly found Hammon poem shows how complex his thoughts on religion and slavery really were.

Student Finds New Work By First Published African-American Poet
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Business

Yahoo: A Telecommunication Breakdown?

Telecommuting is quickly becoming a new normal for the workplace. So why has tech giant, Yahoo, decided to nix it? Host Michel Martin explores whether staying in the office will help the faltering company stay in the game.

Yahoo: A Telecommunication Breakdown?
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