Melissa Lowery is the mother of two black girls growing up in a predominantly white suburb of Portland, Ore. She made a documentary about her own experiences growing up in a white neighborhood, and the challenges of being a black girl.
Radio producer Sean Cole is a poet (and he knows what you think of poets). One night, drunk and stumbling along the Hudson River with his friend Malissa O’Donnell, he discovered a monument to two of his poetry heroes. See more photos here.
Dave Pomerantz and Daryl Harshbarger, Dallas-based activists, have been parking a bus outside abortion clinics to give pregnant women sonograms. Their mission, they say, is to stop them from having an abortion. They talk to Dick about the Save the Storks bus and their strategy.