Rethinking Personal Boundaries After COVID-19; Camden's 'Hoodbrarian'

Rethinking Personal Boundaries After COVID-19...

As more people get vaccinated for COVID-19, journalist Celeste Headlee says this time can serve as an opportunity to rethink what our personal lives could look like going forward. And, WHYY's P. Kenneth Burns tells us about one woman helping to bring more books to Camden, New Jersey's more than 70,000 residents.

Twin City Teens On Chauvin Verdict; Greening The Internet
41min 50sec
High school students I'sis Brown in Minneapolis and Jerome Treadwell in St. Paul reflect on the murder trial of former police officer Derek Chauvin and the guilty verdict that followed. And, modern in ...
Healing After Chauvin Murder Conviction; Police Reaction To Verdict
41min 29sec
There's lingering grief in Minneapolis for all those who died at the hands of police before and after George Floyd, including Philando Castile and Daunte Wright. Racial trauma therapist Resmaa Menakem ...
Minimize Food Waste; New Mexico's Vaccination Success Story
40min 25sec
Chef Kathy Gunst shares tips for reducing food waste and making better use of ingredients that most of us routinely throw away. And, 56% of people over 16 in New Mexico so far have received at least o ...
'Driving While Brown'; Melting Thwaites Glacier
41min 4sec
Joe Arpaio's hard-line immigration enforcement in Arizona's Maricopa County sparked a fierce Latino-led resistance movement determined to bring him down. Jude Joffe-Block discusses her new book on Arp ...
Cities Reimagine Police Traffic Stops; 'Citizen Kane' History
42min 20sec
Studies show that police traffic stops disproportionately affect communities of color, but many in law enforcement maintain the argument that the stops help keep their communities safe. NPR's Eric Wes ...
Ayanna Pressley On Punishing Black Girls In Schools; Gas Cooking
42min 36sec
Black girls are suspended six to seven times more than white girls in schools across the U.S. Now, Rep. Ayanna Pressley is reintroducing a bill that aims to disrupt the school-to-confinement pipeline. ...
Making Movies, TV For People Over 50 Years Old; Clean Energy
42min 54sec
Amy Baer is launching Landline Pictures, a production company aimed at making movies for the over-50 crowd. She talks about Hollywood's age diversity problem. And, if approved, Vineyard Wind in Massac ...
Cloud Seeding; 'Fernandomania' 40 Years Later
42min 54sec
Eight states are experimenting with cloud seeding to try to create more precipitation to mitigate the effects of droughts. Climate science reporter Chelsea Harvey discusses whether the technology is e ...
Inuit Throat Singing; Expanding Internet Access
42min 8sec
Inuk throat singer Shina Novalinga captured audiences last year when she posted a video of her and her mom throat singing on TikTok. She talks about preserving her culture. And, millions of Americans ...
Jackie Robinson Day; Legal Expert Assesses Derek Chauvin's Defense
43min 1sec
Major League Baseball celebrates "Jackie Robinson Day" every April 15. Professor Yohuru Williams talks about Robinson's legacy today as the country deals with the police shootings of Black men. And, G ...
Fired Police Officer Wins Back Her Pension; Squirrel Week Winner
43min 18sec
Cariol Horne is a former Black police officer who was fired after she intervened to stop a white police officer from choke holding a Black suspect. She joins us to talk about winning back her pension, ...
Robert Duvall Turns 90; Historical Look At Police Violence
42min 51sec
Robert Duvall turned 90 in January. We speak with the award-winning actor about his vast career. And, Imani Perry, professor at Princeton University, joins us to frame today's police brutality against ...
Minnesota Mosques Distribute Vaccines; 'White Gaze' Memoir
41min 36sec
In Minnesota, Muslim leaders led a vaccination campaign in the lead-up to Ramadan, with nearly 7,000 vaccines distributed across 16 mosques. Imam Asad discusses the effort. And, in "Surviving the Whit ...
Malcolm-Jamal Warner On 'The Resident'; Protests In Minnesota
41min 49sec
Malcolm-Jamal Warner talks about starring in the Fox show "The Resident," winning a Grammy and "The Cosby Show." And, as the trial of Derek Chauvin continues in Minneapolis, protests continued for a s ...
DMX's Everlasting Legacy; Terence Blanchard's 'Da 5 Bloods' Score
42min 59sec
Jazz composer Terence Blanchard is nominated for an Oscar for Best Original Score for his work on Spike Lee's "Da 5 Bloods." He joins us. And, rapper DMX has died but his legacy will live forever. The ...
Renewable Energy Under Biden; Mermaid Museums
42min 44sec
Biden's infrastructure plan promises to clean up the country's electricity system. Leah Stoke, assistant professor of political science at UC Santa Barbara, explains. And, two new museums devoted to m ...
Brockhampton's 'Roadrunner: New Light, New Machine'; Sea Turtle Nests
42min 11sec
Brockhampton announced that their new album, "Roadrunner: New Light, New Machine," will be one of their last. Kevin Abstract and Romil Hemnani discuss how a year in isolation shaped the new sound. And ...
Future Of Electric Cars; Impact Of Arecibo Telescope Collapse
42min 27sec
Biden's infrastructure plan calls for $174 billion to rev up the American market for electric cars. We speak to Nora Naughton, WSJ auto reporter, and Jonathan Levy of electric vehicle charging company ...
Rhiannon Giddens' New Album; Trauma From Systemic Racism
42min 13sec
Rhiannon Giddens joins us to discuss "They're Calling Me Home," the new album she recorded with her partner Francesco Turrisi. And, Minneapolis racial trauma expert Resmaa Menakem says for Black and B ...
Andes Running Challenge; Future Of Homework
42min 28sec
Tyler Andrews, one of the fastest trail runners in the world, aims to beat times for 10 of the most challenging mountains and volcanoes in South America. He joins us from Ecuador. And, when students a ...
New Book Explains 'How To Be An Adult'; 'Life After The Gunshot' Series
42min 26sec
Julie Lythcott-Haims talks about her new book "Your Turn: How to Be an Adult." And, researcher Joseph Richardson and violence intervention specialist Che Bullock have helped 116 young men through copi ...
Light Spring Recipes; Black Pastor Conducts 'Unchurched' Funerals
40min 53sec
After a pandemic winter, resident chef Kathy Gunst shares several lighter dishes for spring. And, Rev. Irene Monroe has been conducting daily Zoom funerals since last March. Monroe joins host Robin Yo ...
All About Caracaras, The Raptor Birds; Mobile Vaccinations In Colorado
42min 28sec
Author Jonathan Meiburg discusses "A Most Remarkable Creature," his new book about his quest to learn more about caracaras, the raptor birds. And, Colorado Public Radio's Stina Sieg reports on an effo ...
Advice For Job Seekers; Political Crisis in Jordan
41min 31sec
CBS News' Jill Schlesinger talks about the economy adding 916,000 jobs in March and what that means for people looking for work. And, a political crisis is unfolding in Jordan. The country's deputy pr ...
Brown University Students Call For Reparations; Chauvin Trial Week 1
41min 44sec
Undergrads at Brown University are calling on the institution to offer reparations to the descendants of the enslaved people owned by and tied to the Brown family. Jason Carroll, student body presiden ...
'My Broken Language' Memoir; Fixing Urban Design Inequities
42min 0sec
Playwright Quiara Alegría Hudes joins us to talk about her new memoir "My Broken Language." Also, in 1968, an elevated extension of Interstate 10 was built to cut through New Orleans' Claiborne Avenue ...
How Vaccine Passports Work; What Voting Reform Means For Elections
42min 3sec
This week, New York became the first state to launch a vaccine passport, called the Excelsior Pass, developed with IBM. IBM's Jason Kelley explains how it works. And, Brennan Center for Justice voting ...
'No-No Boy' New Album; College President On Future Of Education
42min 21sec
Julian Saporiti's musical project "No-No Boy" tells stories rooted in his own family history. He talks about his new album, "1975." And, Paul Quinn College President Michael Sorrell reflects on the sc ...
Smithsonian Museum Documents Pandemic; Supporting Asian Parents
43min 13sec
New York nurse Sandra Lindsay received the first COVID-19 vaccine shot in the U.S. Her vaccination record card, scrubs and hospital ID badge are now part of the Smithsonian's coronavirus collection. A ...
Lightning Sparks Life; Oscar Best Original Song Nominees
43min 20sec
Scientists thought that a key ingredient for life must have come to early Earth from meteorites. But as NPR's Nell Greenfieldboyce reports, a new study suggests a surprising alternative source: lightn ...
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