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How the pandemic is exacerbating gentrification in cities like Los Angeles. The Hulu series “Ramy” is a win for Muslim representation, but criticism shows how far we have to go. Black-owned bookstores see a boom in orders for anti-racist literature.
  • Aug 7, 2020
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How years of corruption and negligence caused the blasts in Beirut. Why sports don’t feel like sports in the time of covid-19. And, a Black doctor who wears his scrubs like armor.
  • Aug 6, 2020
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A listener asks a question about organ donations in the time of covid-19 … and her question leads Martine down a rabbit hole on the current state of organ transplantation in the United States.
  • Aug 5, 2020
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Understanding where the economy stands. Examining Indian matchmaking in a new Netflix reality TV show. Plus, what presidential election polls actually mean.
  • Aug 4, 2020
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How some countries got their response to the coronavirus right -- and how some got it terribly wrong.
  • Aug 3, 2020
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Today on Post Reports, we pull back the curtain on a major decision The Post made recently to change our style guide: to capitalize B for Black to identify groups that make up the African diaspora.
  • Jul 31, 2020
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Police officers around the country are fielding an increasing number of mental-health calls. A look into how one department is training its officers to handle them. Plus, how gospel choirs are adapting to the pandemic’s socially distanced reality.
  • Jul 30, 2020
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The major takeaways from Attorney General William Barr’s combative testimony on Capitol Hill. How Johnson & Johnson companies used a “super poppy” to make narcotics for America’s most abused opioid pills. And a new kind of classical music performance.
  • Jul 29, 2020
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Phase three trials of coronavirus vaccines are underway, as long as scientists can find 30,000 volunteers. How white moms on the front line of Portland protests are trying to balance power with privilege. Plus, a seismic quiet on Earth.
  • Jul 28, 2020
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The private-school choice parents are making as public classrooms remain closed. The privacy risks on TikTok. And John Lewis’s final journey.
  • Jul 27, 2020
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