Getting Real About Race: A Discussion In Cleveland

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Going There: 50 Years After The Chicago Freedom Movement

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National Public Radio host, Michel Martin asks a question at the live performance of Martin's show, Going There at Colorado State University Tuesday May 24, 2016. The show was titled, " The Future of Water." V. Richard Haro/Richard Haro Photography hide caption

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A Conversation About The Future Of Water

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A man crosses a bridge over the Poudre River, in Fort Collins, Colo. The picturesque river is the latest prize in the West's water wars, where wilderness advocates usually line up against urban and industrial development. Brennan Linsley/AP hide caption

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Going There: Food, Farming And Health

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What Is It That Keeps A City Going? Pittsburgh Has Some Answers

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A Look Back On Montgomery Bus Boycott — And What It Says About The Future

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This undated photo shows Rosa Parks riding on the Montgomery Area Transit System bus. Parks refused to give up her seat on a Montgomery bus on Dec. 1, 1955, and ignited the boycott that led to the end of legal segregation in public transportation. AP hide caption

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60 Years Later, What Can Activists Learn From The Montgomery Bus Boycott?

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Michel Martin, speaking with panelists at Drake University about youth voting, on Nov. 10. John Pemble/Iowa Public Radio hide caption

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Candidates Long To Know What Young Voters Want. Why Not Just Ask?

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Young people attend a political rally before the recent Jefferson-Jackson dinner in Iowa. Energizing young voters may be a challenge for presidential candidates ahead of 2016. Charlie Neibergall/AP hide caption

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#NPRYouthVote: Will Young Voters Lead Or Lag In 2016?

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Mamie Parker, a fish and wildlife biologist with a doctorate in ecology, remembers a janitor at work once telling her: "No African-American woman has been in here except to clean this office." Emily Bogle/NPR hide caption

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From Fishing With Mom To Becoming A Top Fisheries Official

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U.S. Sen. Tim Scott bows his head in prayer during a prayer vigil held at Morris Brown AME Church on Thursday, June 18, 2015 in Charleston, S.C. The service honored victims of Wednesday's shooting at Emanuel AME Church. Grace Beahm/AP hide caption

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Sen. Tim Scott: Charleston Shooting Was 'A Crime Of Hate'

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Desiree Griffiths of Miami holds up a sign reading "Black Lives Matter" during a protest over the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner. Lynne Sladky/AP hide caption

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The #BlackLivesMatter Movement: Marches And Tweets For Healing

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Six months after declaring bankruptcy was over, can Detroit celebrate? Paul Sancya/ASSOCIATED PRESS hide caption

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What's Driving The Motor City Forward Now?

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Michel Martin's father was a New York City firefighter in 1968, when race riots erupted in neighborhoods across the city and country. His memorial card sits on his dented helmet from those years. Emily Jan/NPR hide caption

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Looting And Rioting? First Responders Remember 1968

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