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Music

2013 SXSW Standouts

Musicians from all over the world are bringing their talents to the South by Southwest festival in Austin. Host Michel Martin gets a taste of the standouts. She speaks with Jasmine Garsd and Felix Contreas, the hosts of NPR's Alt Latino Podcast.

2013 SXSW Standouts

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Music

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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Africa

Kenyans Select President, But Opponent Vows Fight

A candidate has finally been declared the winner in Kenya's presidential election. But the votes were close and the main opponent says he'll fight the results in court. Could the election become Kenya's version of the Bush-Gore battle from 2000?

Kenyans Select President, But Opponent Vows Fight

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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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Can I Just Tell You?

Choices Between Work And Home Still A Problem

In her regular 'Can I Just Tell You' essay, host Michel Martin considers the little choice women - and men, for that matter – have between family and career.

Choices Between Work And Home Still A Problem

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Money Coach

'Tax Girl' Answers Your Questions

Tax season is here and like a Facebook relationship, 'it's complicated.' That's according to Kelly Phillips Erb, the self-proclaimed 'tax girl.' She joins host Michel Martin to answer common tax conundrums.

'Tax Girl' Answers Your Questions

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Parenting

Not Having Kids Bad For The Economy?

Fewer Americans are having babies. Instead, many are putting their careers or savings accounts first. But experts say the country's low birthrate could be disastrous for the economy. Host Michel Martin examines the trend with her parenting roundtable.

Not Having Kids Bad For The Economy?

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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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Radio Expeditions

Wealth Gap: Wide And Getting Wider

The wealth gap between white and black families is growing — and that's especially apparent in the housing market. Host Michel Martin talks to Washington Post correspondent Michael Fletcher about the financial disparities facing black families.

Wealth Gap: Wide And Getting Wider

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