Karen Grigsby Bates Karen Grigsby Bates is an NPR correspondent.
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Democrats and Black Voter Support, After Katrina
Hurricane Katrina and the L.A.-New Orleans Connection
Audio Postcard: Magic's Katrina Relief Effort
An Extraordinary 100th Family Reunion
N.Y. Times Corp. Launches Paper for Black Readers
Robert Moog, Inventor of the Music Synthesizer
Searching Out America's Best Street Food
John Johnson's Legacy of 'Ebony' Black Beauties
Two Years After Big Blackout, Is Power Grid Fixed?
Back to the 77th Street Station, 40 Years Later
Touring Marcos McPeek Villatoro's Dark L.A.
'Roadtrip Nation' Explores Different Life Paths
Arthur Fletcher, 'Godfather' of Affirmative Action
Mexican Stamp Honors Controversial Comic Figure