American Experience's "A Class Apart" is streaming for free on their website for one more week: "From a small-town Texas murder emerged a landmark civil rights case. The little-known story of the Mexican American lawyers who took Hernandez v. Texas to the Supreme Court, challenging Jim Crow-style discrimination." Recommended!

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Ready to see the faces behind the voices? Babes of NPR.

From the NYTimes, a powerful slide show of images following the prison fire in Honduras that killed hundreds. Although it's clearly an injustice and tragedy no matter what the status of those killed, it's also horrifying to note that most of the inmates were never formally charged or convicted.

Occupy Oakland, an illustrated history.

From the LA Review of Books, Leslie S. Klinger on the cult of Sherlock Holmes.

The NY Review of Books on Downton Abbey (warning, spoilers!)

Interesting: Women May Earn Less, but They Find Their Work More Meaningful: "Women may be making a trade-off between pay and other aspects of work that make them happy."

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