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Claremont McKenna Dean Resigns Amid Racial Tensions

Another college official has resigned under pressure amid allegations of racial insensitivity, and this time it’s here in the Inland Empire.  As NPR’s Shareen Marisol Maraji reports, the Dean of Students at Claremont McKenna College has announced she’s stepping down.

Shereen Marisol Meraji is the co-host and senior producer of NPR's Code Switch podcast. She didn't grow up listening to public radio in the back seat of her parent's car. She grew up in a Puerto Rican and Iranian home where no one spoke in hushed tones, and where the rhythms and cadences of life inspired her story pitches and storytelling style. She's an award-winning journalist and founding member of the pre-eminent podcast about race and identity in America, NPR's Code Switch. When she's not telling stories that help us better understand the people we share this planet with, she's dancing salsa, baking brownies or kicking around a soccer ball.
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