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Tuesday, Aug 04 12 p.m. (ET)

Computer Guys and Gal

Chrysler recalls cars to boost their cybersecurity. Microsoft debuts its new Windows 10 operating system. And navigation tech could bring us robotic lawn mowers. The Computer Guys and Gal explain.

Painted portrait of Mullah Mohammad Omar.

Painted portrait of Mullah Mohammad Omar.

Tuesday, Aug 04 1 p.m. (ET)

Taliban Leader Mullah Omar’s Death

Mullah Mohammad Omar, the longtime head of the Taliban in Afghanistan, was confirmed dead last week. A new leader has taken his place, but questions remain about how the transition in leadership will affect the Taliban's position and strategy, as well as peace talks with the Afghan government that began in July. We explore what may change for Afghanistan now that new leadership is in charge of the Taliban.

A New Orleans mural honors the legacy of Fannie Lou Hamer.

A New Orleans mural honors the legacy of Fannie Lou Hamer.

Tuesday, Aug 04 1:20 p.m. (ET)

Fannie Lou Hamer and the Fight for Voting Rights

Kojo explores the life and legacy of Fannie Lou Hamer, a poor Mississippi sharecropper who became an outspoken voice in the civil rights movement and the fight for voting rights.

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A U.S. Coast Guard vessel patrolling Guantanamo Bay in 2010.

A U.S. Coast Guard vessel patrolling Guantanamo Bay in 2010.

Monday, Aug 03 1:32 p.m. (ET)

Lawlessness and International Waters

The world's waterways are important thoroughfares for commerce and international trade. But they're also places where crime and violence occur at alarming rates, often in areas where it's difficult to seek justice under international law. Kojo chats with New York Times reporter Ian Urbina, whose recent series documented human rights and environmental abuses at sea, including a murder that went unreported despite dozens of witnesses.

Images from a Feb. 6, 2015 visit to the Baltimore City Detention Center. Photo by ACLU.

Images from a Feb. 6, 2015 visit to the Baltimore City Detention Center. Photo by ACLU.

Monday, Aug 03 1 p.m. (ET)

Closing Part of the Baltimore Jail

The scandal-plagued Men's Detention Center in Baltimore will close as soon as its inmates are relocated, Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan announced. We look at the Civil War-era jail and the politics of the decision.

An 18-year-old waitress at a New York restaurant in 2009.

An 18-year-old waitress at a New York restaurant in 2009.

Monday, Aug 03 12 p.m. (ET)

Teens For Hire: The Decline in Summer Jobs

Teens have long sought summer jobs -- to earn money, get some work experience and build a resume. But finding a job without prior experience has become tougher over the last few years as the economy has languished.

Writer Jabari Asim

Writer Jabari Asim

Thursday, Jul 30 1:32 p.m. (ET)

‘Only The Strong’ by Jabari Asim

In author Jabari Asim's fictionalized St. Louis -- the 'Gateway City' first introduced in his short story collection 'A Taste of Honey' –- characters come to grips with the fallout of the civil rights era in surprising ways. We talk with Asim about the fictional world he created and examine the realities of how we deal with race in America today.

Wisconsin activists for raising the minimum wage display their message on an overpass.

Wisconsin activists for raising the minimum wage display their message on an overpass.

Thursday, Jul 30 1 p.m. (ET)

Impacts Of Raising The Minimum Wage

We explore the lessons from cities that have boosted their minimum wage as D.C. activists try to get a minimum wage hike on the ballot next year.