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Tasharn Richardson's 11-year-old son, Lionel, helps unload the moving truck at their new home in Washington, D.C. To Tasharn, having a house to call her own always seemed like someone else's dream. Dee Dwyer for NPR hide caption

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A Black-White Housing Gap Persists, But One D.C. Woman Persevered And Won

The housing gap between Black and white homeowners has been consistent for decades, and so far it continues to widen.

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A machine makes masks in a medical-equipment factory in the U.S. on Feb. 15. When an N95 respirator shortage left hospitals scrambling in 2020, U.S. manufacturers stepped in. Now, some of those companies are struggling to sell their masks. Chandan Khanna/AFP via Getty Images hide caption

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U.S. Companies Shifted To Make N95 Respirators During COVID. Now, They're Struggling

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Kaysen Ford, right, reflects during a StoryCorps conversation with their mother, Jennifer Sumner, on years of milestones — and struggles — while growing up transgender. Kaysen Ford and Jennifer Sumner hide caption

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For This Transgender 18-Year-Old, Queerness Is Synonymous With Happiness

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La Voz de un Piano Fabian Almazan & Rhizome
The Motion Makes Me Last Eluvium
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Wave Catalyst (High Tide) Pacific Coliseum
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Friday I'm in Love The Imaginary Trio

Tasharn Richardson's 11-year-old son, Lionel, helps unload the moving truck at their new home in Washington, D.C. To Tasharn, having a house to call her own always seemed like someone else's dream. Dee Dwyer for NPR hide caption

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A Black-White Housing Gap Persists, But One D.C. Woman Persevered And Won

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Rescue workers walk beside the rubble as rescue efforts continue where a wing of a 12-story beachfront condo building collapsed Thursday in Surfside, Fla. Gerald Herbert/AP hide caption

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The Mayor Of Surfside, Fla., Says The Building Collapse Reminds Him Of 9/11

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