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Y2K: Run For Your Life

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This program on the Y2K problem examines the best-case and worst-case scenarios as the country prepares for the new millennium.   2202

What Do Americans Think About Race?

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Tony Brown and David Alpern discuss the perception of race and racism in America.  (1809)

Pesticides & Cancer

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What were the effects of the spraying of the pesticide malathion in New York City in August 1999?  This program examines the Environmental Protection Agency’s report on the use of this pesticide and the continuing deb...

When The Eagle Flies

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Race & Y2K

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Tony Brown and his guest, FBI Agent Tryone Powers  discuss that Blacks are way behind Whites and Asians in computer ownership and access to the Internet but are way ahead – by about a 2-1 ratio.  Mr. Powers, a former ...

Gender In The Military: The Air Force

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Officials respond to charges of gender discrimination in the Air Force.  (1813)

The Black Code

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Entertainer and educator Bill Cosby created a firestorm of controversy when he publicly criticized poor Black Americans.  Black leaders came out on both sides of the issue.  On this program, Joe Madison, radio talk sh...

The Black KKK First Lady

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In a mixture of fact and fiction, writer Charlene Porter, author of “Boldfaced Lies,” examines the social concept of race, the KKK and the cultural phenomenon called “passing.”  (3005)

Taking Blame for the Shame

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Is the poor self-image of many Blacks self-inflicted or is it the result of some insidious outside force?  Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Leonard Pitts, Jr., who is a syndicated columnist for the Miami Herald and autho...