Friday

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Africa

Love Lost Between Africa And President Obama?

President Obama continues his weeklong trip in Africa. Host Michel Martin speaks to Africa expert Howard French, of Columbia University, about the significance of the visit and whether Africa's love affair with President Obama is waning.

Love Lost Between Africa And President Obama?
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Barbershop

Culture Clash Between Africans And African-Americans?

It's a special Africa-themed Barbershop this week. Host Michel Martin checks in with the guys to get their take on President Obama's visit, the culture clash between Africans and African-Americans, and the life of Nelson Mandela.

Culture Clash Between Africans And African-Americans?
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Thursday

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Digital Life

Student Facebook Use Might Affect Future Success

Nearly every college student uses Facebook, according to a recent study, but not every student uses it the same way: some game, some chat, some post. Purdue University Professor Rey Junco talks to host Michel Martin about his study.

Student Facebook Use Might Affect Future Success
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Around the Nation

A Fond Farewell To Talk Of The Nation

After 21 years on the air, today is the final broadcast of NPR's Talk of the Nation. Host Michel Martin speaks with Neal Conan, the host of the program, about his 12 years in the host chair, and 36 years at the network.

A Fond Farewell To Talk Of The Nation
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Wednesday

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Tuesday

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Monday

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Law

What Does Supreme Court Ruling Mean For Affirmative Action?

The Supreme Court sent one of the most highly-anticipated cases this term back to a lower court. The case questioned whether race can be used in undergraduate college admissions. Host Michel Martin speaks with two court watchers about the decision.

What Does Supreme Court Ruling Mean For Affirmative Action?
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Friday

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Barbershop

Humble Pie And Doughnut Burgers In The Barbershop

The NBA finals, obesity, George Zimmerman's jury, and Paula Deen. It's all up for discussion in the Barbershop. Guest host Celeste Headlee gets the lowdown on the week's news with the Barbershop guys.

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Thursday

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Alt.Latino

Vem Pra Rua: The Music Of Brazilian Protest

Brazil has erupted in protest over government corruption and price hikes. We discuss the country's rich history of protest music, as well as the movement known as "Tropical Spring."

Vem Pra Rua: The Music Of Brazilian Protest
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Wednesday

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Tuesday

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Education

New Report Finds Many Teachers Aren't Ready To Teach

The quality of teacher education is falling flat in the United States, according to a new report. Host Michel Martin speaks with Stephanie Banchero of The Wall Street Journal about why some teachers say they're not well prepared.

New Report Finds Many Teachers Aren't Ready To Teach
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Money Coach

Fixing Credit Report Errors: More Hassle Than It's Worth?

One in five consumers has an error on their credit report, according to the Federal Trade Commission. How can you keep from being one of them? Personal finance expert Louis Barajas weighs in.

Fixing Credit Report Errors: More Hassle Than It's Worth?
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Monday

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Movies

'Talladega Nights' Revs Up Actress Paula Patton

The comedy Talladega Nights hits actress Paula Patton's funny bone. For the NPR series 'Movies I've Seen A Million Times,' Patton tells listeners why she finds herself quoting from the flick on a daily basis.

'Talladega Nights' Revs Up Actress Paula Patton
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