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July 28, 2014 | NPR · Argentina says it cannot pay certain debts and will fall into default by July 31 if it can't come to an agreement with creditors. This would be Argentina's second default in 13 years.
 
July 28, 2014 | NPR · Even though Spain's economy is out of recession, youth unemployment has hit 57.7 percent. Economists say it could be years before jobs return. By then, many will have missed a decade or more of work.
 
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July 28, 2014 | NPR · To withstand their 9,300-mile migration, red knots feast on eggs from horseshoe crabs each spring in Delaware Bay. Scientists worry many crabs are starting to lay eggs before the birds can get there.
 

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July 28, 2014 | NPR · A new salvo has been fired in the fight over teacher tenure. A group led by former TV anchor Campbell Brown filed a complaint in New York state court, arguing that tenure laws are preventing the state from providing every child with the "sound, basic education" its constitution guarantees.
 
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July 28, 2014 | NPR · Why are so many low-income and minority kids getting second-class educations in the U.S.? That question is at the center of the heated debate about tenure protections and who gets them.
 
July 28, 2014 | NPR · Only one movie in July, Transformers: Age of Extinction, has broken the 100 million mark during its opening weekend. Box office receipts all summer have proven anemic. Paul Dergarabedian, a senior media analyst with RENTRAK, talks to Audie Cornish about the box office slump.
 

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July 26, 2014 | NPR · Hezbollah has been a longtime ally of Hamas, but during this most recent conflict between Israel and Gaza they've taken a sideline role. NPR's Scott Simon talks to the BBC's Kim Ghattas in Beirut.
 

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July 27, 2014 | NPR · Fighting in Ukraine near the crash site of Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 has international investigators staying away. NPR's Arun Rath talks with OSCE's Michael Bociurkiw about the investigation.
 

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Aug 12, 2011 — Jimi Izrael shares his thoughts on Spike Lee's film "She's Still Gotta Have It."
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Aug 3, 2011 — Michel Martin will bring the heat when she hosts a special LIVE broadcast of Tell Me More on Friday August 5, 2011 from the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) conference in Philadelphia.
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Jul 22, 2011 — Author Jimi Izrael reflects on the film "Boys N The Hood" two decades after it was released.
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Jul 8, 2011Tell Me More regular contributor Jimi Izrael shares his picks for films about justice.
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Jun 16, 2011 — This summer, Tell Me More read books exploring what it means to be multicultural and mixed race. Read along with us and join the conversation.
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Mar 23, 2011 — Elizabeth Taylor had a complicated and unique relationship with African-American audiences, says guest blogger Jimi Izrael.
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Jan 17, 2011 — Nine days after a gunman opened fire during a "Congress on Your Corner" gathering held by Rep. Gabrielle Giffords outside a Tucson grocery store, killing six and wounding 13, the nation celebrates Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
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Dec 8, 2010 — Guest blogger Lester K. Spence says African-Americans should ensure that the next compromise Obama makes isn't with the Republican Party, but with the black community.
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Dec 7, 2010 — NPR's Michel Martin revisits allegations made by a former Justice Department attorney, who accused the agency of racial bias against white victims of alleged civil rights violations. The U.S. Civil Rights Commission says they agree with Adams.
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Dec 6, 2010 — NPR's Amy Ta, who was born in Vietnam, reacts to findings that Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders are seven times more likely to die from Hepatitis B than whites.
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