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April 17, 2014 | NPR · Scientists and food activists are launching a campaign to promote seeds that can be freely shared, rather than protected through patents and licenses. They call it the Open Source Seed Initiative.
 
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April 17, 2014 | NPR · A typical UPS truck now has hundreds of sensors on it. That's changing the way UPS drivers work — and it foreshadows changes coming for workers throughout the economy.
 
April 17, 2014 | NPR · Brazil is the spiritual home of soccer and a world powerhouse in the sport. It's woven into the Brazilian psyche. Wins and losses have had repercussions in other realms — including politics.
 

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April 16, 2014 | NPR · Ukrainian tanks arrived in the city of Kramatorsk Wednesday morning. By the time they rolled out of the city, they were flying Russian flags. People in Kramatorsk tell the story of what happened.
 
April 16, 2014 | NPR · NATO has announced a strengthening of its forces near the alliance's eastern border. Gen. George Joulwan, the former NATO supreme allied commander for Europe, discusses the plan.
 
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April 16, 2014 | NPR · A 325 million-year-old fossil find shows that the gill structures of modern sharks are actually quite different from their ancient ancestors.
 

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April 12, 2014 | NPR · As pro-Russia demonstrators continue their tense standoff in Eastern Ukraine, police are conspicuously absent from city streets.
 

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April 13, 2014 | NPR · As the anniversary of last year's marathon bombing approaches, NPR's Rachel Martin speaks with correspondent Carrie Johnson about the investigation and legal wrangling yet to come.
 

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May 16, 2013 — Michel Martin speaks to Mark Anthony Neal about his new book, Looking For Leroy: Illegible Black Masculinities. It looks at some of the ways black men have been portrayed in pop culture throughout history.
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Jul 20, 2007 — This summer, cultural institutions are commemorating the 1967's Summer of Love. But most of the 40-year retrospectives have skimmed over the emergence of soul and R&B music that summer. Pop culture expert Mark Anthony Neal talks about the political and social significance of the music.
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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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Jan 19, 2005 — Hip-hop scholar and Northeastern University professor Murray Forman joins culture critic Mark Anthony Neal of Duke University to talk with NPR's Tony Cox about their new book That's the Joint: The Hip-Hop Studies Reader.
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