NAM Radio: Chuck D, Obama's Mother, Royals, & Viva La Revolucion

NAM Radio: Chuck D, Obama's Mother, Royals, & Viva La Revolucion

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A Singular Woman: The Story of Barack Obama's Mother
Stanley Ann Dunham was, in Barack Obama's own words, the single constant in his life. But she was more than the mother of the first Black President of the United States -- she was an extraodinary individual whose life and work have been chronicled in-depth for the first time in Janny Scott's new book, A Singular Woman: The Untold Story of Barack Obama's Mother.


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America's Love Affair with England

Some would say the British royals peaked this year with their first significant wedding since Prince Charles and Lady Diana married in 1981. For Americans in particular -- with more journalists attending the event than the British themselves had -- the interest might have gone too far, according to Richard Rodriguez.


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The Revolutionary Storm that Swept Mexico
Emmy award-winning director Raymond Telles's new documentary film takes a look at the 20th century's first political and social revolution:  the Mexican Revolution of 1910. The 2-part documentary will be broadcast on PBS on May 15 and 22.


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Public Enemy: Hip Hop's Chuck D on Race and Citizenship
Over 20 years since he first led the hip hop group Public Enemy into the annals of American music history, Chuck D is still going strong, and still politically active. Socially conscious hip hop is still very much alive, he says, not least because there is still much to address about race and the American system.


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