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Ma'Khia Bryant felt she was in danger and called the Columbus police, according to her aunt. But when officers arrived at her home on Tuesday afternoon, the girl ended up dead.

Ma'Khia Bryant felt she was in danger and called the Columbus police, according to her aunt. But when officers arrived at her home on Tuesday afternoon, the girl ended up dead.

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Join us today in reflecting and celebrating the legacy of the Purple One, Prince!

Where were you five years ago when you got the news that icon Prince Rogers Nelson had passed away? Join us in reflecting and celebrating the legacy of the Purple One.

Justice served today but more change needed: Californians react to Chauvin guilty verdict

Californians reacted quickly to the news that former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin was found guilty on all three counts related to the death of George Floyd.

Tell KCRW: How are you processing the Derek Chauvin verdict?

Today, a jury found former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin guilty on all three counts in the trial of the death of George Floyd.

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Tomorrow is April 20th, a.k.a 420, and we’ve got the records to elevate mind, spirit, and soul. We’ll listen to the latest from Nick Hakim and Roy Nathanson.

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Fanatic! I hope you had a great week. I’ve been busy on my end with extremely unexciting work but it will hopefully lead to something good.

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The Carters (Beyonce and Jay-Z), Kendrick Lamar, Anderson .Paak, Chance the Rapper AND Drake have all sampled work by Hiatus Kaiyote, a not-as-well-known outfit from Melbourne.

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Metropolis playlist, April 17, 2021.

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Mayor Eric Garcetti’s so-called “justice budget” for the next fiscal year includes nearly $1 billion to fight homelessness.

Mayor Eric Garcetti pledges $1 billion to fight LA homelessness. Will it be enough?

Mayor Eric Garcetti’s so-called “justice budget” for the next fiscal year includes nearly $1 billion to fight homelessness.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

For this vaccination site in Watts, volunteers made sure it wouldn’t be cut off by gang territory lines. They also knocked on doors to assuage residents’ vaccination fears.

Meet one of the mobile teams vaccinating LA’s most vulnerable against COVID-19

For this vaccination site in Watts, volunteers made sure it wouldn’t be cut off by gang territory lines. They also knocked on doors to assuage residents’ vaccination fears.

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In Orange County, there have been 252,963 coronavirus cases and nearly 4900 deaths since the pandemic began, according to OC Health Care Agency.

To reduce vaccine hesitancy among OC Latinos, share personal stories and boost resource availability

In Orange County, there have been 252,963 coronavirus cases and nearly 4900 deaths since the pandemic began, according to OC Health Care Agency.

from Greater LA

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for April 21, 2021.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for April 21, 2021

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for April 21, 2021.

The women that make up Japanese quartet CHAI based their previous recordings on their exuberant live shows.

CHAI: ‘Donuts Mind If I Do’

The women that make up Japanese quartet CHAI based their previous recordings on their exuberant live shows.

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Future beats and a mind-melting mix of fuzz, bass, and funk. Served fresh nightly.

Travis Holcombe's playlist, April 20, 2021

Future beats and a mind-melting mix of fuzz, bass, and funk. Served fresh nightly.

from Travis Holcombe

Tonight we go to demonstrations and scenes around the state, as host Brian Watt of KQED helps us hear how our neighbors are processing the news.

Statewide Special: Californians react to the Chauvin verdict

Tonight we go to demonstrations and scenes around the state, as host Brian Watt of KQED helps us hear how our neighbors are processing the news.

The Derek Chauvin verdict: The former police officer charged with killing George Floyd faces three counts: second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree…

Live updates: The Derek Chauvin verdict

The Derek Chauvin verdict: The former police officer charged with killing George Floyd faces three counts: second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree murder, and second-degree…

Writer Mark Harris on Mike Nichols as an outsider.

Mark Harris: ‘Mike Nichols: A Life’

Writer Mark Harris on Mike Nichols as an outsider.

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Weather is getting warmer, days are getting longer, and spring is in full effect. KCRW DJ Aaron Byrd shares a few new songs for soundtracking the season.

Aaron Byrd’s spring soundtrack features EJ Worland, Nala, Liniker and more

Weather is getting warmer, days are getting longer, and spring is in full effect. KCRW DJ Aaron Byrd shares a few new songs for soundtracking the season.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

In the TV series “Godfather of Harlem,” Forest Whitaker plays Bumpy Johnson, a real-life crime boss from the 1960s.

Forest Whitaker on ‘Godfather of Harlem’ and ‘Respect,’ plus the musical roots of his career

In the TV series “Godfather of Harlem,” Forest Whitaker plays Bumpy Johnson, a real-life crime boss from the 1960s.

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Half a million people have died from an opioid overdose over the past two decades, according to the Centers for Disease Control.

California counties sue some drug makers, arguing they partially created the opioid crisis

Half a million people have died from an opioid overdose over the past two decades, according to the Centers for Disease Control.

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It's April 20th, a.k.a 420, and we’ve got the records to elevate the mind, the spirit and the soul. Grab your morning beverage of choice and join us on this groovy Tuesday.

Today on MBE: Music to elevate the mind, spirit, and soul

It's April 20th, a.k.a 420, and we’ve got the records to elevate the mind, the spirit and the soul. Grab your morning beverage of choice and join us on this groovy Tuesday.

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David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for April 20, 2021.

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for April 20, 2021

David Lynch Theater Presents: Weather Report for April 20, 2021.

In Our Backyard, a new series on climate change, from Warren Olney. Coming Thursday!

In Our Backyard

In Our Backyard, a new series on climate change, from Warren Olney. Coming Thursday!

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The Carters (Beyonce and Jay-Z), Kendrick Lamar, Anderson .Paak, Chance the Rapper AND Drake have all sampled work by Hiatus Kaiyote, a not-as-well-known outfit from Melbourne.

Hiatus Kaiyote: ‘Get Sun’ (featuring Arthur Verocai)

The Carters (Beyonce and Jay-Z), Kendrick Lamar, Anderson .Paak, Chance the Rapper AND Drake have all sampled work by Hiatus Kaiyote, a not-as-well-known outfit from Melbourne.

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KCRW's all-music channel blending the collected talents and tastes of all KCRW's DJs into a single voice streaming 24 hours a day.

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KCRW's all-music channel blending the collected talents and tastes of all KCRW's DJs into a single voice streaming 24 hours a day.

Future beats and a mind-melting mix of fuzz, bass, and funk. Served fresh nightly.

Travis Holcombe's playlist, April 19, 2021

Future beats and a mind-melting mix of fuzz, bass, and funk. Served fresh nightly.

from Travis Holcombe

In the Oscar-nominated short film “ Two Distant Strangers ,” a Black man named Carter can’t escape the same day.

‘Two Distant Strangers’ puts you in shoes of a Black man who can’t escape getting killed

In the Oscar-nominated short film “ Two Distant Strangers ,” a Black man named Carter can’t escape the same day.

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