When Bridgette Lacy lost her state government job, she created a new career for herself, writing an unemployment column for the News & Observer in Raleigh, North Carolina.
Roman Mars has this bit of “ear candy” – produced in tribute to Studs Terkel.
Guest host Sean Cole goes to see his mother, Pat Clark, to find out why she did not give him the rifle left to him by his grandfather.
We hear from Martin Luther King Jr. about his first realization, as a boy, that blacks and whites were treated differently.
American scientist Margaret Palmer took a rare trip to North Korea and exchanged ideas with North Korean scientists.
A Lebanese-American who made an award-winning film about a Detroit gas station.
The rules for living next door to a gangster.
Jonathan Menjivar shares an audio letter he sent home to his mother after he had moved away.
Guest host Phoebe Judge leads us through the story of Frank Meeink, who joined a hardcore skinhead group when he was 14 years old.
Sean calls up the daughter Cholene Espinoza to hear about coming out and reconciling.
As details of Florida teenager Trayvon Martin's death are debated around the country, Dick speaks with Detric Goss, a mother of two who lives outside of Atlanta.
Christine Myrick lost her high-level management position with the government in Kansas City, Missouri, and now works an entry-level job at a bank.
An Executive Chef at a country club in Greenwich, Connecticut says he can't find people to take the jobs that he has open.
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