Thursday, Aug 14 12 p.m. (ET)

Music and the Brain (Rebroadcast)

Why do certain tunes stick in our heads for days or weeks at a time? How can the words of a catchy chorus lay dormant in our memory for decades? Some researchers believe the human brain is actually wired to appreciate and retain musical...

Thursday, Aug 14 1 p.m. (ET)

Newsroom Pioneer Dorothy Gilliam (Rebroadcast)

Her career has blazed a trail for minorities in the media. Dorothy Gilliam- the first black woman reporter at the Washington Post, and former head of the National Association of Black Journalists- discusses race, representation and the...

Thursday, Aug 14 1:20 p.m. (ET)

Beauty & the Stigma of Difference (Rebroadcast)

Meet a high fashion photographer working to redefine our understanding of "beauty." We talk with Rick Guidotti about his project Positive Exposure, and explore the role stigma plays in the lives of people born with genetic conditions like...

Thursday, Aug 14 1:40 p.m. (ET)

Ethel Ennis: Renaissance Woman (Rebroadcast)

Whether rhythm & blues, gospel, classical, or jazz, Ethel Ennis has got you covered. Jazz great Ella Fitzgerald once called Ennis "my favorite singer." A legend in Baltimore and beyond, Ethel and her husband join Kojo to reflect on her...

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