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London Fog, LA Smog

Almost overnight, things that had not been crimes became criminalized in a new Victorian era.

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Front Porch Healthcare

Taking care, even in a pandemic.

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Lighting Up A Better Future

In July, Virginia will become the first Southern state to legalize marijuana.

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Let’s Take a Walk

Take a walk with us, today.

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REPLAY: Furious Flower: A Celebration of the Greats of African American Poetry

There are poems that stay with us, and order our steps.

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Ghost Lights

The doors closed months ago, but the show must go on.

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REPLAY: The Shondaland Revolution

Grey’s Anatomy, Scandal, and How to Get Away with Murder aren’t just popular tv shows–they’re also groundbreaking. Michaela Meyer (Christopher Newport University) says showrunner Shonda Rhimes has changed the way …

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The Environmental Imagination

Climate change is real, and perhaps imaginations may be our best tool for understanding and keeping up with the changes.

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Presidential Leadership

What makes a leader decide to go to war? We take a look at the beginning of United States imperialism as we consider why leaders do the things they do.

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Working Through History

Jim Crow continues to impact the American labor market, and COVID-19 is making the workplace increasingly inequitable for women of all races.

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Goodbye My Tribe

We tell ourselves stories in order to survive, says the great novelist Joan Didion. What stories sustain you? This week, we talk about belief.

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No One Cares Alone

Sammy was just a month old when he started experiencing symptoms of heart failure. Hear about the doctor who performed the groundbreaking surgery that saved the boy’s life, and the resource he created to help doctors avoid burnout.