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July 25, 2014 | NPR · Steve Inskeep talks with Honduran Foreign Minister Mireya Aguero de Corrales, who's in Washington to help find a solution to the thousands of Central American children arriving at the U.S. border.
 
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July 24, 2014 | NPR · A United Nations school, which was being used to shelter displaced Gazans awaiting evacuation, came under fire from a missile or shelling. The attack reportedly killed 15 people. Palestinian officials blame Israeli shelling; Israel says it may have been Hamas rockets that fell short of their target.
 
July 24, 2014 | NPR · The war in Gaza is unfolding between Israel and Hamas, but the Palestinian Authority, based in the West Bank, is also involved in efforts to end the fighting. The Palestine Liberation Organization's diplomatic representative to the U.S., Maen Areikat, speaks with Robert Siegel about the causes of the conflict and the possible consequences of a cease-fire.
 
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July 19, 2014 | NPR · NPR's Scott Simon talks with David Herzsenhorn of The New York Times about the latest developments in Ukraine, where a Malaysia Airlines passenger plane was downed on Thursday, killing 298 people.
 

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July 20, 2014 | NPR · NPR's Arun Rath gets the latest from correspondent Corey Flintoff at the site of last week's downing of a Malaysian jetliner in Eastern Ukraine.
 

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African American fathers

Dec 16, 2008 — Just in time for the holidays, regular contributor Jolene Ivey and guest mom Dia Michels talk about their picks for parenting books that should make the holiday gift list.
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Nov 7, 2007 — The new book Daughters of Men, written by Rachel Vassel, profiles African-American women and their fathers. Dr. Helene Gayle, CEO of the nonprofit organization CARE, joins Vassel in a conversation about the unique relationship between black fathers and their daughters. Gayle is featured in the book.
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Oct 21, 2005 — On the the eve of the MLB World Series, commentator Mark Anthony Neal recalls his first experience with the game at age 5 — and how, decades later, watching baseball has become one of the ways he remembers his youth. Neal is an associate professor with the Department of African and African-American Studies at Duke University and author of New Black Man: Rethinking Black Masculinity.
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Oct 14, 2005 — Mark Anthony Neal details why he has chosen not to participate in this weekend's Millions More Movement march. Neal is an associate professor with the Department of African and African-American Studies at Duke University and author of New Black Man: Rethinking Black Masculinity.
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Jun 16, 2005 — The commentator pays homage to his father's record collection. Neal is an associate professor with the Department of African and African American Studies at Duke University and author of New Black Man: Rethinking Black Masculinity.
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