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Ibram X. Kendi Recommends 6 Books To Help Your Kids Understand Race

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A Father's Day Gift From Meghan To Harry Is Now A Kids' Book

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5 Books To Read On Social Justice That Go Beyond The Instructive

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It was Brett Kavanaugh's conservative cred that led Trump to nominate the jurist for the Supreme Court, which resulted in one of the most dramatic hearings in recent Senate history. Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie Directs Fiery Essay At Former Student — And Cancel Culture

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'Forget The Alamo' Author Says We Have The Texas Origin Story All Wrong

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'Republic Of Detours' Revisits A Group Of Quirky, Depression-Era Guides To The States

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Beloved Black cookbooks for Juneteenth. LA Johnson/NPR hide caption

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Ashley C. Ford's new memoir is Somebody's Daughter. Heather Sten/Macmillan hide caption

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In 'Somebody's Daughter' Ashley C. Ford Confronts The Crimes Of Her Father

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The Disordered Cosmos

Maddie talks with physicist Chanda Prescod-Weinstein about her new book, The Disordered Cosmos: A Journey into Dark Matter, Spacetime, and Dreams Deferred. In the episode, we talk quarks (one of the building blocks of the universe), intersectionality and access to the night sky as a fundamental right.

The Disordered Cosmos

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'Mercury Rising' Explores Treacherous U.S. Attempts to Control Space

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