June 19, 2013 When Antonia Opiah staged a public art exhibit in New York inviting strangers to touch the hair of several African-American models, reactions to the exhibit ranged from outrage to appreciation. Celeste Headlee interviewed Antonia and her sister Abigail on Tell Me More.
June 18, 2013 There's a stark difference between how the national press covered the events of 1963 in Birmingham and how Birmingham's papers covered their own city. Audie Cornish talks with Alabama journalist Hank Klibanoff, co-author of The Race Beat, about the disparity.
June 17, 2013 As part of NPR's series marking 50 years since the summer of 1963 — a formative time in American politics and culture — we turn to Jackson, Miss. There the story of a summer youth workshop meant to bring the Civil Rights Movement out of the past and into the 21st Century unfolds.
June 17, 2013 A new study has found that blacks, Latinos and Asians looking for homes were shown fewer housing options than whites who were equally qualified. And fewer options meant higher housing costs.
June 15, 2013 The United Negro College Fund's new campaign shows just how much the way we talk about and around race has changed.