Tell Me More, a daily one-hour NPR talk show hosted by award-winning journalist Michel Martin, captures the headlines, issues and pleasures relevant to multicultural life in America.
From the opinions of global newsmakers to listeners…personal experiences of life-changing travel…the wisdom of renowned thinkers, activists and spiritual leaders…and intimate dispatches of daily life around the world from NPR News correspondents on the ground…the NPR talk show Tell Me More brings fresh voices and perspectives to public radio.
The Senate voted this week to bar Debo Adegbile from leading the Justice Department’s Civil Rights Division. Law professors Douglas Kmiec and Spencer Overton discuss the case and role of the division.
Stokely Carmichel popularized one of the best known and most polarizing phrases of the civil rights era: “black power.” Historian Peniel Joseph shares his new book Stokely: A Life.
Spring is a big season for buying and selling homes, but the housing market has a lot of hurdles ahead. NPR’s Senior Business Editor Marilyn Geewax talks about them and the latest job numbers.
Screenwriter John Ridley won an Oscar for 12 Years A Slave, but he’s being criticized for an old essay about black people. The barbershop guys give their own speeches on the topic.
Tensions between Ukraine and Russia are being felt by Orthodox Christians in the US. Ukrainian and Russian religious leaders here discuss how they see their roles in the crisis.
Tell Me More looks at strategies being used to encourage more young women to enter tech fields in the US, and what the international community is doing differently — for better and worse.
The College Board has announced major changes to the SAT, including making the essay optional, and no longer penalizing wrong answers. Erik Robelen of Education Week talks about the changes.
Some people are calling late night host Chelsea Handler a racist after her tweets during the Oscars. But she says the accusation is bogus because she dates black men. The Beauty Shop ladies weigh in.
Nigerian-American journalist Dayo Olopade talks about finding optimism in Africa and her new book The Bright Continent: Breaking Rules and Making Change in Modern Africa.
The Oscar-winning 12 Years a Slave tells the heartbreaking story of Solomon Northup, a free man who was sold into slavery. Host Michel Martin reflects on all the powerful, personal stories around us.