July 11, 2013 After a horrific plane crash that killed two and injured many, some folks began blaming the accident on an old stereotype of Asians: that they're bad drivers. But this trope clashes with one of the Internet's favorite stereotypes: that Asians are expert tech-wizard ninjas. We're confused.
July 11, 2013 Sexting, teen pregnancy, reggaeton — its just another day at East Los High, a school where "all rumors are true." With the help of an all-Latino cast, Carlos Portugal creates a modern-day telenovela centering on a dynamic group of L.A. teenagers at risk.
July 10, 2013 As the high-profile trial of the man accused in the death of Trayvon Martin nears its end, race hasn't been talked about in the courtroom. But the issue is running through the case, legal experts tell NPR.
July 9, 2013 As part of our ongoing coverage of the civil rights movement and the summer of 1963, NPR Music has created a stream of more than 100 songs inspired by that era.
July 8, 2013 One-quarter of youths surveyed in a hospital emergency room after being injured in an assault possessed a firearm, a study finds. Many said they needed guns to feel safer or for revenge. Addressing those fears could reduce homicide rates among teens.
July 8, 2013 Within a decade, Hispanics are projected to eclipse non-Hispanic whites as the largest race or ethnic group in Texas. The political impact could reverberate across the nation.