Michel Martin

Michel Martin appears in the following:

Becoming American: Immigrants Tweet Their Stories

Monday, February 23, 2015

Entrepreneurs and engineers, performers and professors are among those who are sharing their stories about becoming American on Twitter.


Out Of The Shadows, TV Star Shines A Light On Immigration

Friday, February 06, 2015

Actress Diane Guerrero now stars on shows Jane the Virgin and Orange is the New Black. But when she was a teenager, her parents were deported. She tells Michel Martin how it shaped her life.


Rising Football Star: Prepare For The Worst, Pray For The Best

Monday, January 26, 2015

Football is the most watched sport in America — and increasingly, one of the most controversial. High school football star Nahshon Ellerbe shares what he loves about the game.


'Going There' in 2014

Saturday, December 20, 2014

Michel Martin has spent much of the last few months on the road, and she has been moved by the people she's met and the stories they've shared with her. She remembers her 'Top 5' moments of 2014.


In Troubled Times, Does 'The Black Church' Still Matter?

Sunday, December 07, 2014

As the nation endures a season of racial tension, NPR's Michel Martin talks about the mission of the black church and whether it remains relevant in the social justice movement.


Ahead Of Midterms, Voting Rights And Wrongs In North Carolina

Sunday, November 02, 2014

North Carolina is one of the states at the heart of the debate about voting laws. So what do its citizens think about new regulations? Michel Martin heads to Charlotte to find out.


In North Carolina, Latino Voters Could Decide Tight Senate Race

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Latinos make up 9 percent of the state's population and 2 percent of registered voters, and a new poll shows many are undecided. In Charlotte, Michel Martin learns more about their growing influence.


Adding Color To 'The Great White Way'

Sunday, September 21, 2014

NPR's Michel Martin asks a panel of award-winning playwrights how diverse artists are challenging Broadway's landscape, and whether it matters.


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A Broader Way with Michel Martin

Friday, September 19, 2014

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Fri, Sept. 19 | NPR's Michel Martin hosts a conversation with playwrights David Henry HwangBruce Norris, Lydia Diamond and Kristoffer Diaz. With a performance by Stephen McKinley Henderson.

Look, Mom, I Finally Made It To Broadway!

Thursday, September 18, 2014

NPR's Michel Martin will sit down with a panel of award-winning playwrights to ask about diversity in theater. Follow here or join us on Twitter on Friday at 7 p.m. ET, using #NPRMichel.


Bringing More Color and Diversity to the Great White Way

Thursday, September 18, 2014

NPR’s Michel Martin and playwrights Kristoffer Diaz and Ayad Akhtar discuss race and diversity on Broadway and look at the ways artists are changing theater.

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'Ask The White Guy' About The Hawks

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Atlanta Hawks co-owner Bruce Levenson's email about the diversity of the team's fans could end his run in the NBA. But were his comments really out of bounds?


Ray Rice Video Sets Off Barrage Of Conversations

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

The assault by former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice on his then-fiancee was public knowledge. But a new video released by TMZ grabbed the public's attention.


Bruce Morton Tribute: Veteran Journalist Reached Beyond Race

Monday, September 08, 2014

Legendary CBS News journalist Bruce Morton died this Friday. As the industry marks his passing, Michel Martin remembers him for showing the power of mentoring across difference.


'The Talk:' How Parents Of All Backgrounds Tell Kids About The Police

Friday, September 05, 2014

In light of events in Ferguson, Mo., African-American parents have been discussing the importance of having "The Talk" about how their children should interact with police. But do other ethnic groups have similar conversations?


What's Your Take On #NPRTheTalk?

Friday, September 05, 2014

African-American parents have long discussed the importance of teaching children how to interact with police. Do parents in other communities have similar conversations? Join the discussion.


Plea To Ferguson's Leaders: To Help Heal, Acknowledge Our Hurt

Friday, August 29, 2014

NPR's Michel Martin was invited by St. Louis Public Radio to moderate an intensely emotional community conversation around race, police tactics and leadership.


Making Space For People Who Are Out Of the Spotlight

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

In her final "Can I Just Tell You?" essay for Tell Me More, host Michel Martin reflects on and expresses gratitude to the people who've made the biggest impression on her: the listeners.


The Value Of Storytelling

Wednesday, March 05, 2014

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.


South Sudan Violence: 'The Stories They Tell Are Horrible'

Monday, December 30, 2013

South Sudan is the world's newest nation, but observers say it could be heading toward civil war, or even genocide.