Originally published on Fri May 23, 2014 5:19 pm
The Atlantic's Ta-Nehisi Coates describes how the legacy of slavery extends to geographical and governmental policies in America and calls for a "collective introspection" on reparations.
Originally published on Thu April 24, 2014 5:17 pm
MELISSA BLOCK, HOST:
Ryan Beitz feels a need for speed. Specifically, he wants to get...
RYAN BEITZ: All available VHS copies of the hit 1994 action-adventure film "Speed," starring Sandra Bullock, Keanu Reeves and Dennis Hopper.
BLOCK: It's called the World Speed Project. And please note, Mr. Beitz is very particular: only copies...
BEITZ: On VHS.
BLOCK: No Beta, no laser discs, no DVDs.
AUDIE CORNISH, HOST:
Originally published on Tue April 15, 2014 3:29 pm
Even as Boston pays tribute to the victims of the marathon bombing, runners are preparing to run in the race next week. NPR is following the stories of eight of these participants, dubbed the "NPR 8."
Originally published on Mon April 7, 2014 5:29 pm
Melissa Block and Audie Cornish read letters from listeners about the demands made on students and student-athletes in college.
Originally published on Tue March 4, 2014 4:31 pm
In Moscow, Russian President Vladimir Putin defended his position on Ukraine. In a news conference, Putin denied that Russian troops are in Crimea but reserved the right to use force in Ukraine.