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Black Producers, HBO Defend Upcoming Series 'Confederate'

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Looking Back At The Most Powerful Earthquake Ever To Strike North America

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New Chester Himes Biography Reveals A Life As Wild As Any Detective Story

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Hip Hop deejays Stretch Armstrong (right) aka Adrian Bartos and Bobbito (left) aka Robert Garcia became legends on The Stretch Armstrong Show during the 1990s. Back then, they were hip hop tastemakers on college station WKCR in New York City. Now they're back together hosting "What's Good? With Stretch and Bobbito," an NPR podcast. Nickolai Hammar/NPR/. hide caption

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Stretch & Bobbito On Race, Hip-Hop, And Belonging

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Comic Jessica Williams On 'The Daily Show' And Learning To 'Never Be Average'

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The Enduring Legacy Of Jane Austen's 'Truth Universally Acknowledged'

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