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A project named for 'Peanuts' character Franklin aims to boost Black animators

The Armstrong Project provides two $100,000 endowments to Howard University and Hampton University.

Morning Edition asked listeners to submit poems in the form of letters to anyone of their choice. The result is this community poem titled "Love, Me." Charles Krupa/AP hide caption

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'Love, Me' is a community poem crowdsourced from hundreds of letters

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Women in burkas sit outside a bakery in Kabul. Impoverished women from hilltop slums around Kabul have been flocking to bakeries in the city, silently waiting to see if someone will purchase bread for them. Diaa Hadid/NPR hide caption

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In Kabul, a new ritual: Hungry women wait for bread outside bakeries

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Dr. Dimie Ogoina, professor of medicine and infectious diseases at Niger Delta University in Nigeria. Over the past few years, he has tried to warn health officials that the monkeypox virus had changed, but few listened. Right: The monkeypox isolation ward of Niger Delta University Teaching Hospital in Bayelsa State, Nigeria. Dr. Dimie Ogoina hide caption

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He discovered the origin of the monkeypox outbreak — and tried to warn the world

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A project named for 'Peanuts' character Franklin aims to boost Black animators

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