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Former Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke (third from left) speaks as Sens. Cory Booker, Elizabeth Warren and Amy Klobuchar look on during the first night of the Democratic presidential debate, Wednesday in Miami. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Primary Season Is Here And 'Hispandering' Is Back

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Hawaiian language activist Larry Kimura led the charge in the 1970s in getting Hawaii's Department of Education to sanction Hawaiian-language immersion schools. The state, however, did not offer any support or curriculum, Kimura said. So they did it on their own — starting with preschool — where kids could absorb the language from the start. Shereen Marisol Meraji hide caption

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The Hawaiian Language Nearly Died. A Radio Show Sparked Its Revival

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A few of the great books that our listeners recommend for summer reading. Shereen Marisol Meraji/NPR hide caption

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Code Switch Book Club, Summer 2019

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At its height, the National Welfare Rights Organization had more than 25,000 dues-paying members. Some people have called it "the largest black feminist organization in American history." Jack Rottier Collection/George Mason University Libraries hide caption

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Samin Nosrat, author of the cookbook Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat: Mastering the Elements of Good Cooking. Shereen Marisol Meraji/NPR hide caption

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Samin Nosrat Is Making Space At The Table

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April is National Poetry Month. From left to right, poets: Kaveh Akbar, Fatimah Asghar, Ada Limon, Hieu Minh Nguyen and Ashley M. Jones. LA Johnson/NPR hide caption

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A Bouquet Of Poets For National Poetry Month

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When Civility Is Used As A Cudgel Against People Of Color

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The Power Of Martin Luther King Jr.'s Anger

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An enormous portrait of George Washington hangs alongside swastika banners and American flags at New York's Madison Square Garden in 1939 during the German American Bund's Pro American Rally. Field of Vision hide caption

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When Nazis Took Manhattan

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