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There is a lot of music in the recent Black Lives Matter protests. Let's hear some of it.

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "BLACK LIVES MATTER")

RICHARD ALEXANDER: (Singing) Just know you ain't gonna break my soul - break me down today.

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Eric Andre joins us now. His first comedy special, "Legalize Everything," is now on Netflix. And, Mr. Andre, I don't think you have to worry about us giving away some of your best lines because I don't think I can repeat them.

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Cue the music.

(SOUNDBITE OF BACH'S "TOCCATA AND FUGUE IN D MINOR")

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Kabul's grave diggers have long been witness to Afghanistan's bloodshed. Now they're given a glimpse of how the pandemic is battering the Afghan capital, as NPR's Diaa Hadid reports.

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And now it's time for sports.

(SOUNDBITE OF MUSIC)

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