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  • emMill Townem
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    Mill Town

    Kerri Arsenault investigated how the paper mill in her hometown of Mexico, Maine, affected the financial and physical well-being of its residents. This was a virtual event hosted by…

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  • emTroop 6000em
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    Troop 6000

    New York Times journalist Nikita Stewart reported on Girl Scouts Troop 6000, which was started for girls living in a homeless shelter in New York City and sparked the creation of similar…

    224 views
  • emThis is Chanceem
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    This is Chance!

    New York Magazine writer Jon Mooallem provided a history of the largest earthquake in North American history that took place in Alaska in 1964.

    703 views
  • emThe Ones Weve Been Waiting Forem
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    The Ones We've Been Waiting For

    Time national correspondent Charlotte Alter reported on how millennials have gained leadership roles at the local and national level.

    484 views
  • emA Particular Kind of Black ManA Novelem
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    A Particular Kind of Black Man-A Novel

    Tope Folarin talked about his book, A Particular Kind of Black Man: A Novel, in which he addressed issues of immigration, identity, and religion in tracing the Akinola family’s move from Nigeria…

    269 views
  • emThe Crowded Hourem
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    The Crowded Hour

    Clay Risen talked about his book, The Crowded Hour: Theodore Roosevelt, the Rough Riders, and the Dawn of the American Century, his history of the Rough Riders, a volunteer cavalry led by…

    609 views
  • emChargedem
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    Charged

    New York Magazine’s Emily Bazelon took part in a discussion of her book, Charged: The New Movement to Transform American Prosecution and End Mass Incarceration, in which she reported on the…

    581 views
  • emBlack Fortunesem
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    Black Fortunes

    Shomari Wills recalled the lives of six black entrepreneurs who achieved their wealth during the 19th and 20th centuries. Self-taught chemist Annie Tumbo-Malone, creator of the first…

    639 views
  • emAlmost Everythingem
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    Almost Everything

    Novelist Anne Lamott offered her thoughts on hope, forgiveness, and generosity.

    1,928 views
  • emEverything You Love Will Burnem
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    Everything You Love Will Burn

    Investigative journalist Vegas Tenold reported on white nationalism in America.

    908 views
  • emI Cant Breatheem
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    I Can't Breathe

    Matt Taibbi recounted the events leading up to the death of Eric Garner and examined issues surrounding policing and mass incarceration. He was in conversation with journalist and author…

    1,005 views
  • emAll Dayem
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    All Day

    Liza Peterson talked about her book, All Day: A Year of Love and Survival Teaching Incarcerated Kids at Rikers Island , about teaching incarcerated youth at Rikers Island. She spoke with…

    514 views
  • emMy Life with Bobem
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    My Life with Bob

    Pamela Paul talked about her book My Life with Bob: Flawed Heroine Keeps Book of Books, Plot Ensues, in which she offers a look into her journal that lists all of the books she has read…

    791 views
  • emFirefightem
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    Firefight

    Ginger Adams Otis talked about her book, Firefight: The Century-Long Battle to Integrate New York’s Bravest, about the 100-year struggle to integrate the New York City Fire Department. Even…

    864 views
  • Peter Singer on emThe Most good You Can Doem
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    The Most Good You Can Do

    Peter Singer talked about his book The Most Good You Can Do: How Effective Altruism Is Changing Ideas About Living Ethically, in which he argues that society is entering an age in which…

    762 views
  • emThe Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peaceem
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    The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace

    Jeff Hobbs talked about his book, The Short and Tragic Life of Robert Peace: A Brilliant Young Man Who Left Newark for the Ivy League, in which he recounts the life and death of his college…

    1,513 views
  • emThe Bill of the Centuryem
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    The Bill of the Century

    Clay Risen talked about his book, The Bill of the Century: The Epic Battle for the Civil Rights Act, in which he recounts the passage of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. In his book, the…

    295 views
  • Book Discussion emThe News A Users Manualem
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    Book Discussion The News: A User's Manual

    Alain de Botton talked about his book, The News: A User’s Manual, in which he looks at the way the news media shapes the way we think about politics, tragedy, crime, and celebrity. He argued that we…

    550 views
  • emSome of My Best Friends Are Blackem
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    Some of My Best Friends Are Black

    Tanner Colby presents his thoughts on the social, economic, and political factors, which according to the author have obstructed integration in America. He was interviewed by Jessica Moore,…

    856 views