S. Pearl Sharp Actress, essayist, poet, documentarian, playwright, activist — S. Pearl Sharp is a true Renaissance woman. She shares her weekly observations on culture, race and identity with News & Notes listeners.
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S. Pearl Sharp comments weekly on issues of culture, race and identity.

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School Desegregation: At What Price?

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Black History Is Sometimes a Conspicuous Omission

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Hand-Made Gifts Come from the Heart

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Does the Harm Outweigh the Good in Iraq

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Giving Respect to Dads Who Adopt

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