President Obama Addresses the Nation on Immigration President Obama will address the nation tonight at 5pm from the White House to unveil executive actions on immigration. KCRW will carry live anchored special coverage hosted by NPR's Melissa Block that will include the President's speech and analysis.
Barbershop: The Ghosts Of Detroit's Past Journalists Lester Graham and Rochelle Riley, along with Detroit's chief storyteller Aaron Foley, join host Michel Martin to break down the story of Detroit's renewal, decades after the 1967 uprising.
Critics Say New Poland Law Dissolves Separation Of Judiciary And Ruling Party In Poland, a new law could put the country's Supreme Court under the ruling party's control. Critics fear this will erode their justice system, now protests have erupted.
Before 'The Blind Pig' Raid, What Sparked The Detroit Uprising NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Congressman John Conyers Jr. about his role in the 1967 Detroit Uprising, and what its legacy on the city is today.
Detroit Postcard: Empty Promises Post Rebellion Pat Watts of Detroit was 16 years old during the uprising of 1967. She reflects on the fears she felt at that time. What started as a rebellion for equality became unfulfilled promises by leaders.
The Week In Politics: Spicer Is Out; Scaramucci Is In It's been a busy week in politics: Sean Spicer steps down as White House spokesperson; investigation into the Trump campaign and Russia continues with new leads, and it was Made In America week.
In Detroit, A Colorful Mural Stands As A Reminder Of The City's 'Segregation Wall' Detroit's Birwood Wall is now decorated with murals — children playing, Detroit Tigers, people of all races living in harmony. But when this wall was built in the 1940s, integration was not the goal.
15-Year-Old CEO Of Mo's Bows Enters Licensing Deal With NBA NPR's Audie Cornish talks to Moziah Bridges, the 15-year-old CEO of Mo's Bows, who just entered a licensing deal with the NBA. Bridges started his bow tie company with his mom when he was 9.
Rwanda Works To Ban Sale Of Second Hand Clothes Within 2 Years Rwanda is pushing through a plan to ban second hand clothes within two years. The government says it's about "dignity," but the plan threatens trade with the U.S. and a central part of poor people's lives.
New Details Surface In Minnesota Officer-Involved Shooting Of Australian Woman NPR's Robert Siegel talks with <em>Minneapolis Star Tribune</em> reporter Andy Mannix about the police shooting of an unarmed Australian woman earlier this week.
Chicago Fights To Remain 2 Newspaper Town As Labor Groups Buy 'Sun-Times' The group of investors headed by a former Chicago alderman closed a deal to purchase the struggling paper, but some wonder it will skew further left to counter the more conservative <em>Chicago Tribune</em>.
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