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.
A History Of The Department Of Education President Trump wants to abolish the Education Department as a standalone agency. He's the latest Republican to try. NPR's Michel Martin looks back on the history with Alyson Klein of Education Week.
Arkansas' Gov. Hutchinson On Why He Opposes Migrant Children In His State On Thursday, the Department of Defense accepted a request to house 20,000 migrant children in military bases. NPR's Michel Martin talks about why he's hesitant about housing migrant children.
In 1973, An Arson Killed 32 People At A Gay Bar. For Years, It Was Forgotten It was 45 years ago this Sunday that one of the worst attacks on LGBTQ Americans left 32 people dead. For decades, homophobia led many to ignore the tragedy.
To Answer Hollywood's Diversity Problem, California Program Hands Kids The Camera This weekend, Youth Cinema Project students screened their films for the public. The program aims to create a pipeline to get kids of color in underachieving schools into the filmmaking industry.
How Police Killings Lead To Poor Mental Health In The Black Community A recent study published in <em>The Lancet Medical </em>journal shows that police killings of unarmed black men leads to poor mental. NPR's Michel Martin talks with study co-author Dr. Atheendar Venkataramani.
#Sochifornia: Locals Say 2014 Olympics Helped Sochi Shed Its Soviet Sheen One of the World Cup hosts, Sochi is known for the 2014 Games, the most expensive Olympics in history. Now Instagram culture has dubbed it #Sochifornia — as in, Russia's answer to California.
Facebook Fundraiser For Immigrant Legal Fees Soars To $17 Million Dave and Charlotte Willner started a fundraiser to raise $1,500 for the nonprofit RAICES. They've now raised close to $20 million. Michel Martin asks them about how they far exceeded their original goal.
Barbershop: The Media And The White House The media has been grappling with how to cover an openly hostile White House that hasn't been reliable when it comes to the facts. Michel Martin speaks with <em>The Washington Post</em>'s Paul Farhi, Daniel Dale of <em>The Toronto Star</em>, and former presidential speechwriter Mary Kate Cary.
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