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60 Words, 20 Years Sept. 10, 2021
It has now been 20 years since September 11th, 2001. So we’re bringing you a Peabody Award-winning story from our archives about one sentence, written in the hours after the attacks, that has led to the longest war in U.S. history. We examine how just 60 words of legal language …
The Unsilencing Aug. 26, 2021
Multiple sclerosis, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, even psoriasis — these are diseases in which the body begins to attack itself, and they all have one thing in common: they affect women more than men. Most autoimmune disorders do. And not just by a little bit, often by a lot; in some …
The Unsilencing Aug. 26, 2021
Multiple sclerosis, lupus, rheumatoid arthritis, even psoriasis — these are diseases in which the body begins to attack itself, and they all have one thing in common: they affect women more than men. Most autoimmune disorders do. And not just by a little bit, often by a lot; in some …
Everybody’s Got One Aug. 20, 2021
We all think we know the story of pregnancy. Sperm meets egg, followed by nine months of nurturing, nesting, and quiet incubation. But this story isn’t the nursery rhyme we think it is. In a way, it’s a struggle, almost like a tiny war. And right on the front lines …
Everybody’s Got One Aug. 20, 2021
We all think we know the story of pregnancy. Sperm meets egg, followed by nine months of nurturing, nesting, and quiet incubation. But this story isn’t the nursery rhyme we think it is. In a way, it’s a struggle, almost like a tiny war. And right on the front lines …
Gonads: Dutee Aug. 6, 2021
In 2014, India’s Dutee Chand was a rising female track and field star, crushing national records. But then, that summer, something unexpected happened: she failed a gender test. And was banned from the sport. Before she knew it, Dutee was thrown into the middle of a controversy that started long …
Gonads: Dutee Aug. 6, 2021
In 2014, India’s Dutee Chand was a rising female track and field star, crushing national records. But then, that summer, something unexpected happened: she failed a gender test. And was banned from the sport. Before she knew it, Dutee was thrown into the middle of a controversy that started long …
The Queen of Dying July 23, 2021
If you’ve ever lost someone, or watched a medical drama in the last 15 years, you’ve probably heard of The Five Stages of Grief. They’re sort of the world’s worst consolation prize for loss. But last year, we began wondering… Where did these stages come from in the first place? …
The Queen of Dying July 23, 2021
If you’ve ever lost someone, or watched a medical drama in the last 15 years, you’ve probably heard of The Five Stages of Grief. They’re sort of the world’s worst consolation prize for loss. But last year, we began wondering… Where did these stages come from in the first place? …
A major development in the case of Guantanamo detainee Abdul Latif Nasser. To listen to our series about him, go to [theotherlatif.org](http://theotherlatif.org).
A major development in the case of Guantanamo detainee Abdul Latif Nasser. To listen to our series about him, go to [theotherlatif.org](http://theotherlatif.org).
G: Unfit July 15, 2021
In the past few weeks, most people have probably seen Britney Spears' name or face everywhere. When she stood in front of a judge (virtually) and protested the conservatorship she's been living under for the past 13 years, one harrowing detail in particular stood out. She told the judge, "I …
G: Unfit July 15, 2021
In the past few weeks, most people have probably seen Britney Spears' name or face everywhere. When she stood in front of a judge (virtually) and protested the conservatorship she's been living under for the past 13 years, one harrowing detail in particular stood out. She told the judge, "I …
**Lift Every Voice.** Black Swan Records was first to record the anthem Lift Every Voice and Sing. From a family's Thanksgiving dinner, we portal through to the song's past, present, and future. **_The Vanishing of Harry Pace_ was created and produced by Shima Oliaee and Jad Abumrad. ** This series …
**Lift Every Voice.** Black Swan Records was first to record the anthem Lift Every Voice and Sing. From a family's Thanksgiving dinner, we portal through to the song's past, present, and future. **_The Vanishing of Harry Pace_ was created and produced by Shima Oliaee and Jad Abumrad. ** This series …
**Roland Hayes and the Lost Generation.** Here’s the extraordinary story of Roland Hayes, another great (and largely forgotten) creator of new cosmologies. **_The Vanishing of Harry Pace_ was created and produced by Shima Oliaee and Jad Abumrad. ** This series was produced in collaboration with author Kiese Laymon, scholar Imani …
**Roland Hayes and the Lost Generation.** Here’s the extraordinary story of Roland Hayes, another great (and largely forgotten) creator of new cosmologies. **_The Vanishing of Harry Pace_ was created and produced by Shima Oliaee and Jad Abumrad. ** This series was produced in collaboration with author Kiese Laymon, scholar Imani …
**Our Harlem Moon.** In this spin-off tale, Ethel Waters hijacks a degrading song and makes the music her own. **_The Vanishing of Harry Pace_ was created and produced by Shima Oliaee and Jad Abumrad. ** This series was produced in collaboration with author Kiese Laymon, scholar Imani Perry, writer Cord …
**Our Harlem Moon.** In this spin-off tale, Ethel Waters hijacks a degrading song and makes the music her own. **_The Vanishing of Harry Pace_ was created and produced by Shima Oliaee and Jad Abumrad. ** This series was produced in collaboration with author Kiese Laymon, scholar Imani Perry, writer Cord …
**Black No More, White No More.** We follow Harry's grandkids and great grandkids as they grapple with his legacy in their own lives. **_The Vanishing of Harry Pace_ was created and produced by Shima Oliaee and Jad Abumrad. ** This series was produced in collaboration with author Kiese Laymon, scholar …