January 18, 2012 Digging to the bottom: An NPR team reported that Rick Santorum singled out blacks for receiving welfare, but the tape is in dispute. How far must NPR go to be fair and responsible in a matter that is racially explosive and continues to dog the candidate? Is NPR hiding behind objectivity?
January 6, 2012 A Morning Edition report about high obesity rates among African-American girls prompted a tough question—why did NPR point the finger at one group when obesity transcends race and gender lines? The piece is, in fact, accurate and well-crafted race-related reporting.
December 29, 2010 In our first hour of Talk of the Nation, TOTN Politician of the Year. in our second hour, why we need celebrities, and what changed for African-Americans in 2010.
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