Posted: 2020-05-31 21:06:00
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with attorney Bakari Sellers about his new memoir, My Vanishing Country.
Posted: 2020-05-31 21:06:00
NPR's Michel Martin talks to Jennifer Harvey, author of Raising White Kids: Bringing Up Children in a Racially Unjust America, about how to talk with white kids about racially-charged events.
Posted: 2020-05-31 12:02:00
Before he became an astrophysicist, Ray Jayawardhana was just a kid, looking up at the night sky with his father. "I remember being awed," he says. He's written a book called Child of the Universe.
Posted: 2020-05-30 12:00:00
The historian and author of Utopia for Realists says that research shows that "especially in times of crisis, we show our best selves. And we get this explosion of altruism and cooperation."
Posted: 2020-05-27 17:59:00
While researching his book, Breath, James Nestor participated in a study in which his nose was completely plugged for 10 days, forcing him to breathe solely through his mouth. "I felt awful," he says.