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Memory and Violence: Old South Nostalgia in the Wake of the Emanuel AME Shooting

June 29, 2015
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COLLEGE FEMINISMS: An Open Letter to My Ex, Nude Picture

June 26, 2015
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COLLEGE FEMINISMS: In the Hour of Consciousness: Three Poems by Kathryn Eichner

June 19, 2015
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COLLEGE FEMINISMS: Becoming Whole

June 12, 2015
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COLLEGE FEMINISMS: A Deeper Look: Exploring the Violent Homophobia of Jamaica

May 28, 2015
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COLLEGE FEMINISMS: A History of Lipstick

May 26, 2015
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COLLEGE FEMINISMS: My Message to Anti-Abortionists

April 24, 2015
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ELEMENTARY FEMINISMS: The Lucky Ones [Trigger Warning: Discusses Sexual Abuse]

March 23, 2015
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COLLEGE FEMINISMS: When She Breaks Your Heart: A Collection of Poems

March 18, 2015
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ELEMENTARY FEMINISMS: Three Poems on Being a Girl

February 26, 2015
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Liberal Minority Won Over Conservatives In Historic Supreme Court Term

The latest session made history on several fronts, and accepted cases for next year that will likely make still more. This year the liberals won a lot — but that doesn't mean they will in the future.

After Rejecting Bailout Plan, Greece's Economic Future Is 'Invisible'

Greek voters turned down a bailout offer from European leaders on Sunday. Both before and after the votes were counted, Greeks were divided over how the outcome would affect the country's future.

Kerry: Iran Faces 'Hard Choices' To Reach Nuclear Deal With West

The secretary of state, who has been in talks in Vienna for the past several days, says an agreement could be done "quickly" if Tehran is prepared to compromise.

Trump's Campaign Theme Song Headache? Blame Michael Jackson, Sort Of

Candidates keep getting in trouble for picking theme songs without getting approval from the artist. You can trace this back to changes in both campaigning and the way companies sell products.

A Reopened Embassy In Havana Could Be A Boon For U.S. Businesses

When the U.S. reopens its embassy in Havana, it will increase its staff. That should mean more help for American businesses hoping to gain a foothold on the Communist island.

Decades Of Politics And Partnership In Jimmy Carter's 'Full Life'

Former president Jimmy Carter was one of the youngest ex-presidents ever when he left office in 1981. His new memoir, A Full Life, looks back at his years of public service, in and out of office.

Donald Trump Controversy Highlights Influence Of Hispanics In U.S.

NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with Felix Sanchez, chairman and co-founder of the National Hispanic Foundation for the Arts, about Republican presidential candidate Trump's remarks on Mexican immigrants.

Week In Politics: New GOP Candidates, Donald Trump

NPR's Rachel Martin talks with regular political commentators David Brooks of The New York Times and E.J. Dionne of the Washington Post and Brookings Institution about this week's GOP announcements.

Despite Offensive Comments, Donald Trump Polls Strong In New Hampshire

Real estate mogul and reality TV star Donald Trump is polling surprisingly well in New Hampshire. NPR unpacks Trump's appeal to the state's voters.

#NPRreads: The 'Grexit,' Video Games And Fleeing The Rwandan Genocide

Also this week, misconceptions about slavery. And, the struggle for gay Christians trying to keep the faith.

A Conservative Firebrand From The Start, Ted Cruz Always Had A Plan

Long before Cruz was the Texas senator commandeering the Senate floor, he was a teenager reciting conservative, free-market ideology.

As Much As The GOP Wants Change, Republicans Drag Their Feet

Republicans have talked about overhauling the party since President Obama's reelection. But is the GOP ready to move on and change?

Advocates Call On Washington To Fix The Criminal Justice System Already

President Obama would like to see bipartisan legislation that would overhaul the criminal justice system. The idea has brought together an unusual coalition that includes the ACLU and Koch Industries.

REELZ TV Network Will Air Miss USA Pageant

After two TV networks, Univision and NBC, dropped broadcasts of Miss USA and Miss Universe – pageants which Trump co-owns – a different network will broadcast the programming, according to The AP

Small Donors Fueled Sanders' $15 Million Fundraising Haul

The Vermont senator's campaign said its average contribution was $33.51, but reliance on small donors cuts both ways.

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