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  • SOUTHERN IDENTITY BLACKS

    Thursday September 22, 2016

    The Current 'Very clear line' between lynching and death penalty: Alabama lawyer

    Bryan Stevenson goes to work every day on a mission — to get black men off Alabama's death row. The author and lawyer shares how the legacy of slavery and lynching still lives in America today in his book, Just Mercy.

    Posted: Sep 22, 2016 9:21 AM ET
    Last Updated: Sep 23, 2016 10:58 AM ET
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  • YUGE Book cover

    Tuesday September 20, 2016

    The Current Doonesbury cartoonist on why he's drawn to Trump's 'unthinkable' character

    Doonesbury cartoonist Garry Trudeau began including Donald Trump in his comic strip 30 years ago. His early portrayals turned out to be prophetic on the political front. After sketching Trump for decades, Trudeau shares some of his YUGE! opinions.

    Posted: Sep 20, 2016 8:27 AM ET
    Last Updated: Sep 20, 2016 1:36 PM ET
    Listen 22:51
  • Killer Whale 9

    Monday September 19, 2016

    The Current How Moby Doll changed the worldview of 'monster' orca whales

    At one time the orca — or killer whale — was seen as a terrifying monster. But then a wounded orca named Moby Doll ended up in Vancouver and in no time at all once-frightened Vancouverites fell in love. Meet the disruptor who paved the way for Shamu.

    Posted: Sep 19, 2016 8:29 AM ET
    Last Updated: Sep 23, 2016 9:34 AM ET
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