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August 20, 2014 | NPR · If you venture away from the protest zone in Ferguson, Mo., there is an idyllic neighborhood, which doesn't have much patience for the out-of-towners who have joined the protests.
 
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August 20, 2014 | NPR · President Obama has carefully avoided taking sides following the shooting of Missouri teen Michael Brown, disappointing some African-American observers.
 
August 20, 2014 | NPR · Texas ranks 49th out of 50 states in how much funding it commits to mental health. But San Antonio has become a model for other mental health systems. It has saved $50 million over the past 5 years.
 

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August 19, 2014 | NPR · Dr. Joanne Liu of Doctors Without Borders says fear and a lack of sense of urgency has kept the international community in their home countries rather than stepping up to the plate in West Africa.
 
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August 19, 2014 | NPR · The type of Ebola erupting in West Africa is closely related to one found 2,500 miles away — the distance between Boston and San Francisco. How did the virus spread so far without anyone noticing?
 
August 19, 2014 | NPR · Iranian poet and women's rights advocate Simin Behbahani has died. Her work probed the social and political challenges that faced Iran after its Islamic Revolution. She was 87.
 

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August 16, 2014 | NPR · Both Ukraine and Russia say they're trying to send supplies to residents in eastern Ukraine. But with tensions on both sides running high, that aid may take a while to arrive.
 

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August 17, 2014 | NPR · American fighter jets and drones carried out airstrikes against Islamist targets near the Mosul Dam in northern Iraq on Saturday. A breach of the dam could threaten entire cities.
 

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Mar 14, 2012 — In April, Tell Me More will once again commemorate National Poetry Month with a series combining two of the program's passions: Poetry and social media. We need your help!
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Jan 31, 2012Tell Me More shares highlights from Tuesday's broadcast in Detroit, Mich.
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Oct 28, 2011Tell Me More combs through listener comments about the program's recent coverage of Alabama's tough, new immigration law, and its interview with controversial rapper Kreayshawn. There are also updates to rule changes made by the NCAA.
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Aug 26, 2011 — Jimi Izrael writes about a few films featuring girls with guns and grudges.
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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 5, 2011 — Jimi Izrael's list of five films set in Philadelphia.
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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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