The Poet Bao Phi, On Creating A 'Guidebook' For Young Asian-Americans

Bao Phi hopes his poetry book Thousand Star Hotel and his children's book A Different Pond can fill the hole in Asian-American literature that he saw when he was a kid.Anna Min/Courtesy of Capstone Publishinghide caption

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#EbonyOwes: 99 Problems And Money Is One

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#EbonyOwes: 99 Problems And Money Is One

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A Powerful Voice Against Arab Stereotyping, Jack Shaheen, Dies

"For nearly half a century, I've tracked Hollywood's Arabs and Muslims. Almost always I found that they've appeared as villains," Jack Shaheen said in a talk at the National Press Club in March 2017.Washington Report on Middle East Affairs/YouTubehide caption

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Octavia Butler: Writing Herself Into The Story

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Octavia Butler: Writing Herself Into The Story

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What's Next For The Founder Of The Slants, And The Fight Over Racial Slurs

The Slants' frontman, Simon Tam, filed the original lawsuit after the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office kept the band from registering its name.Ariel Zambelich/NPRhide caption

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What's Next For The Founder Of The Slants, And The Fight Over Racial Slurs

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From Mourning to 'Moonlight': A Year In Race, As Told By Code Switch

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From Mourning to 'Moonlight': A Year In Race, As Told By Code Switch

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Commentary: Cultural Appropriation Is, In Fact, Indefensible

Elvis Presley, in the studio in 1956 — Presley's success was undoubtedly driven by the material he appropriated from black musicians.Bettmann Archive/Getty Imageshide caption

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What To Make Of Philando Castile's Death, One Year Later

Protesters gather outside the state Capitol in St. Paul, Minn., Friday, June 16, 2017, after St. Anthony police officer Jeronimo Yanez was cleared in the fatal shooting of Philando Castile.Steve Karnowski/APhide caption

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What To Make Of Philando Castile's Death, One Year Later

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On Flag Day, Remembering The Red, Black And Green

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On Flag Day, Remembering The Red, Black And Green

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50 Years After 'Loving,' Hollywood Still Struggles With Interracial Romance

Guess Who's Coming to Dinner arrived in theaters six months to the day after interracial marriage was legalized by the Loving v. Virginia Supreme Court decision in 1967. Above, Sidney Poitier, Katharine Houghton and Spencer Tracy.George Rinhart/Corbis via Getty Imageshide caption

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50 Years After 'Loving,' Hollywood Still Struggles With Interracial Romance

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When What Was Good For Bill Cosby Was Good For Black America

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'Racial Impostor Syndrome': Here Are Your Stories

"Racial impostor syndrome" is definitely a thing for many people. We hear from biracial and multi-ethnic listeners who connect with feeling "fake" or inauthentic in some part of their racial or ethnic heritage.Kristen Uroda for NPRhide caption

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'Racial Impostor Syndrome': Here Are Your Stories

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This Week In Race: Art Angst, A Chess Champ, Ramadan Feasts

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Why A Theater Director Made A 'Color-Conscious Choice' In 'Virginia Woolf' Casting

Elizabeth Taylor, (from left) George Segal, Richard Burton and Sandy Dennis starred in the 1966 film adaptation of Edward Albee's play, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? A theater director in Portland recently cast an African-American actor as Nick (Segal's role) — and found the Albee estate withheld rights to the play.Keystone/Getty Imageshide caption

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Why A Theater Director Made A 'Color-Conscious Choice' In 'Virginia Woolf' Casting

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