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On Friday night, Shonda Rhimes spoke about her hugely successful television career, her love of the National Spelling Bee, and the New York Times article that called her an "angry black woman."

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Amazon Studios' Transparent features a slate of well-known actors playing a family dealing with the revelation that the person they'd known as Mort, their father, is a transgender woman.

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American courtroom culture, says Jonathan Rapping, prioritizes quick prosecutions over defendants' rights to due process, so he co-founded an organization to train public defenders against this.

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NPR's Wade Goodwyn speaks with young Korean-American actor Ki Hong Lee, who appears in the new film, The Maze Runner, about how he broke into acting, and Asian-Americans in Hollywood.

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NPR's Michel Martin asks a panel of award-winning playwrights how diverse artists are challenging Broadway's landscape, and whether it matters.

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