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NPR News: ‘Tell Them We Are Rising’ Tackles Impact Of Historically Black Colleges

‘Tell Them We Are Rising’ Tackles Impact Of Historically Black Colleges
NPR’s Michel Martin talks with Stanley Nelson, who showcases the history of black colleges and universities in a new documentary Tell Them We Are Rising: The Story of Black Colleges and Universities.

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NPR News: Black Women Gather In Atlanta To Harness Economic And Political Power

Black Women Gather In Atlanta To Harness Economic And Political Power
Michel Martin talks about the conference with Karen Finney, a former spokeswoman for Hillary Clinton, Nakisha Lewis, an organizer for Black Lives Matter, and New Jersey Congresswoman Bonnie Coleman.

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NPR News: ‘The Knitting Finns’: For Finnish Athletes, Needles And Yarn Are Part Of The Olympic Routine

‘The Knitting Finns’: For Finnish Athletes, Needles And Yarn Are Part Of The Olympic Routine
It started in Sochi, continued in Rio and now Team Finland is continuing its tradition of knitting during the Olympics. The Finns claim it’s relaxing and fun.

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