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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.
 
July 25, 2014 | WBUR · Massachusetts is offering to house hundreds of unaccompanied minors who've been detained crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. One of the proposed sites is on Cape Cod, but residents are blasting the plan.
 
July 25, 2014 | NPR · The novels of John le Carre have been reliable sources of compelling cinema. The new adaptation of "A Most Wanted Man" stars Philip Seymour Hoffman in one of his last roles.
 

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July 25, 2014 | NPR · Central American presidents met with President Obama, discussing the influx of unaccompanied children crossing the border. So far, Obama has not seen eye to eye with Congress on possible solutions.
 
July 25, 2014 | NPR · Regular political commentators, E.J. Dionne of The Washington Post and David Brooks of The New York Times, discuss U.S. policy options in the Gaza Strip and Rep. Paul Ryan's anti-poverty plan.
 
July 25, 2014 | NPR · Sayed Kashua is an Arab who writes novels in Hebrew and a sitcom in Arabic. A contradiction? Maybe. But his newest book is a good look at an often-overlooked segment of the Israeli population.
 

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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 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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Mark Anthony Neal

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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