Take Two for March 19, 2013

Women's issues move into immigration reform spotlight

Immigration reform is rarely thought of as specifically a women's issue, but it is central to the fight for women's equality. That's the argument of an organization of women calling themselves We Belong Together.

Former Guatemalan dictator Efrain Rios Montt stands trial for genocide

In Guatemala today, General Efrain Rios Montt will be prosecuted for the crime of genocide. This case is being closely watched. Jill Replogle from the Fronteras Desk reports.
Rajiv Chandrasekaran
In the years after the US invasion of Iraq, Paul Bremer and the Coalition Provisional Authority sought to create a new Iraqi government. Rajiv Chandrasekaran, former Baghdad bureau chief for the Washington Post, joins the show with more.
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A flood of Iraqi refugees struggle to adjust in Orange County (Photos)

Since the U.S. opened up its doors to Iraqi refugees in 2007, more have ended up in California than any other state, nearly 20,000. An increasing number of then are arriving in Orange County and are facing big challenges once they arrive. As KPCC's Ben Bergman reports, they can face significant challenges.
Philadelphia Magazine
In the City of Brotherly Love, there's little love for a magazine article that's stirred up race relations. Philadelphia Magazine recently published a cover story, "Being White in Philly."
Chicago Defender

The state of the African-American newspaper

Yesterday, the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism released its 2013 annual report on the state of the news media. While most all sorts of media has been negatively affected, African-American news media outlets seem to be hit especially hard.

Why Villaraigosa fell short as LA's education mayor

The outgoing Los Angeles mayor made a big play for public education. But he was rebuffed, and his smaller goals proved elusive. This is part of a series looking at the mayor's legacy.
Dan Croll

Tuesday Reviewsday: Dan Croll, Chico Mann and more

Tuesday's the day that record companies usually release their new albums, so to help get caught up on the newest in music we have Oliver Wang from Soul-Sides.com and Morgan Rhodes from KPFK.
Electronic Arts Debuts New Games Ahead Of The E3 Expo
It's game over for John Riccitiello. Yesterday, Riccitiello announced he's stepping down from his post as CEO of the video game maker Electronic Arts. He cited poor earnings as the reason for his departure. But some say the move is a bigger indication of the shaky future of video games in today's media market.
Cliff Swallow Capistrano
A new study out of Oklahoma seems to suggest that the cliff swallows there are adapting to their modified environments in an interesting way. Researchers found their wings may be getting shorter to help them get out of the way of traffic.
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