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Parenting Pitfalls: Renegades, Privilege And Putting On The Boxing Gloves

NPR | May 29, 2016 2:31 p.m.

Heather Shumaker and Stephanie Land are two parenting writers with different ideas about how class and conventional wisdom shape the modern view of parenting.

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Chef Eddie Huang On Cultural Identity And 'Intestine Sticky Rice Hot Dog'

NPR | May 27, 2016 4:01 p.m.

Huang and his brothers, Evan and Emery, headed to China to reconnect with their culture, to eat lots and lots of food — and to cook. He's documented his travels in his new book, Double Cup Love.

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Taylor Swift, Aryan Goddess?

NPR | May 27, 2016 12:19 p.m.

Haters (of a multicultural society) gonna hate, hate, hate, hate, hate. Meanwhile, Swift will continue to bask in her utterly unremarkable whiteness.

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Manipulative Editing Reflects Poorly On Katie Couric, Gun Documentary

NPR | May 27, 2016 3:25 a.m.

In the film, Couric asks gun owners a question and is met with dumbstruck silence. That's not what happened in the interview. Instead, NPR's David Folkenflik says, it was a foolish directorial choice.

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The Judgment Of Paris: The Blind Taste Test That Decanted The Wine World

NPR | May 26, 2016 7:38 a.m.

Forty years ago, the top names in French food and wine judged a blind tasting pitting the finest French wines against unknown California bottles. The results revolutionized the wine industry.

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O'Keeffe Museum Acquires Rarely Seen Work By The Famed Artist

NPR | May 26, 2016 3:47 a.m.

An atmospheric image of barns in Lake George, N.Y., is joining the collection at the Georgia O'Keeffe Museum in Santa Fe, N.M. The painting reveals a lesser-known genre of the artist's work.

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How Mexican Cuisine Was Doing Fusion 500 Years Ago

NPR | May 25, 2016 2 p.m.

In her new cookbook, Mexican chef Pati Jinich explores the many cultures — from Africans to Chinese to French to Lebanese and more — who left their culinary imprint on her native country's cuisine.

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Dear Hollywood, This Is How You Make A Movie With African Characters

NPR | May 25, 2016 10:37 a.m.

Sean Penn's new movie set in Africa got booed at Cannes. Critics said its African characters were "bleeding wallpaper." Here are 4 films that give African characters (and actors) their due.

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Candice Hoyes Sings Blackness, Womanhood And History On Her Debut Jazz Album

NPR | May 24, 2016 12:06 p.m.

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On The Ever-Present Trauma Of Rape: 'You Are Not Alone. Don't Give Up'

NPR | May 24, 2016 12:05 p.m.

More than 30 years after he says he was raped by a priest, Raymond Douglas wrote about his trauma. He hopes it will help more male victims to speak up and authorities to better address the issue.