Some young people who find themselves in trouble manage to remove themselves on their own. Jordan Patrick Austin Teklay was constantly at odds with his mother, so he decided to leave. He was only 15. This story comes from WNYC’s Radio Rookies.
We hear from Martin Luther King Jr. about his first realization, as a boy, that blacks and whites were treated differently.
Dick begins the week with author DW Gibson, whose book, 'Not Working,' introduces us to unemployed men and women and their stories.
Listener voicemail stories about politics getting personal.
How "Doop" Duprie is making and selling pie out of a dive bar in Detroit.
Nicholas Feltron tries to graph the impossible - daily life.
Contributor David Schulman visits Brazilian musician Cyro Baptista in his New Jersey garage.
Kevin Chroust went to Pamplona, Spain this month for the San Fermín festival when bulls run the streets.
A Kenyan community that fights drought by literally walking the other way.
Dick talks to two California mothers about the parent trigger law, which allows parents to vote on the fate of their children’s school.
The owners of Babylon Restaurant, an Iraqi cafe in Lowell, Mass., were shaken when someone hurled a brick through their window. Dick speaks with owner Layla Al-Zubaydi.
: Ameena Matthews grew up in the center of one of Chicago's deadliest gangs, and was shot. She now makes a living stepping into violent situations, and trying to stop them.
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