Michel Martin

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NBA Players More Confident To Speak Out On Political Issues Than Other Sport Leagues

Sunday, February 19, 2017

Recently the players, coaches and staff from the NBA have been politically and socially outspoken. Dave Zirin, sports editor of The Nation, talks about the activist culture of national sports leagues.

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Hampton University President Says 'The Quad' Doesn't Correctly Represent HBCUs

Sunday, February 19, 2017

William Harvey, president of Hampton University, says the season premiere of BET's new show The Quad was a "bogus representation" of historically black colleges and universities.

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How 'Cheap Eats' Affect The People Who Make And Serve The Food

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Chef and restaurant owner Diep Tran talks about how "Cheap Eats" lists might be good for customers, but bad for underpaid and overworked restaurant workers.

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United Nations Peacekeepers Could Leave Haiti After Nearly 13 Years

Saturday, February 18, 2017

The U.N. is in talks about taking peacekeepers out of Haiti. Miami Herald Caribbean Correspondent Jacqueline Charles says Haitian officials are negotiating how to maintain peace on their own.

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Trump Holds 'Campaign Rally For America' In Florida

Saturday, February 18, 2017

The White House says President Trump is taking his message directly to the people with an event in Florida Saturday that hearkens back to his campaign rallies.

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'Princess Pamela's Soul Food Cookbook' Comes Back After Falling Out Of Print

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Pamela Strobel brought Southern soul food cooking to Northern audiences back in the 1960s, and her cookbook brought the food into homes. Now, two brothers are re-launching her cookbook.

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NPR Launches New Tool To Monitor President Trump's Ethical Promises

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Senior Business Editor Marilyn Geewax talks about NPR's newly-launched Trump Ethics Monitor, a tool that helps track conflicts of interest between President Trump's businesses and the White House.

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A Conversation About Fast Growing Cities

Saturday, February 11, 2017

In the latest series of 'Going There' live conversations from around the country, Michel Martin visits Asheville, N.C., a small mountain town in the midst of some very big changes.

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Trump Tweets To Blame Judge Who Blocked His Executive Order 'If Something Happens'

Sunday, February 05, 2017

President Trump spent the weekend criticizing a federal judge who put a temporary stay on the travel restrictions he ordered last week. Vice President Pence and other GOP leaders took a softer tone.

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Protestors On Both Sides Of Trump's Immigration Ban Meet At Los Angeles Airport

Saturday, February 04, 2017

The U.S. government said it had stopped implementing President Trump's executive order on immigration and refugees after a federal judge temporarily blocked it.

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Going There: When Your Hometown Gets Hot

Thursday, February 02, 2017

Join NPR's Michel Martin and member station WCQS in Asheville, N.C. to discuss what happens when a hometown gets "hot."

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Protests Against Immigration And Refugee Executive Orders Continue Across The Country

Sunday, January 29, 2017

The latest news on how President Donald Trump's ban on refugees from seven Muslim-majority countries is being carried out nationwide.

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Top Tech Company Leaders Say They Would Not Exist Without Immigrants

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Google, Apple, Facebook and Twitter are among companies in the tech and travel sectors which had a strong and swift reaction to President Donald Trump's executive orders on refugees and immigration.

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Protests Against Immigration And Refugee Executive Orders Continue At Airports

Sunday, January 29, 2017

NPR's Kirk Siegler reports from Los Angeles International Airport where protesters have gathered to speak out against President Trump's immigration suspension.

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A Look Back On Trump's Executive Orders This Week

Saturday, January 28, 2017

Reaction is pouring in from across the country and around the world, after President Trump blocked citizens from certain countries from entering the US.

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Executive Order Ban Leaves Travelers In Disarray At Chicago Airport

Saturday, January 28, 2017

At the O'Hare International Airport in Chicago, confusion over the immigration executive order has travelers in limbo, with immigration lawyers rushing to the scene to help those affected.

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Countries Listed On Trump's Refugee Ban Don't Include Those He Has Business With

Saturday, January 28, 2017

President Donald Trump's refugee ban in the Middle East could be one of the first conflicts of interest for the president, as his bans avoided nations that he has business ties in.

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Journalists Are Still 'Detectives For The People' Despite Fake News

Sunday, January 22, 2017

NPR's Michel Martin comments on the importance of the press being what late journalist Wayne Barrett called "detectives for the people," as President Trump begins his first week.

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President Trump's First Stops: National Cathedral And CIA

Saturday, January 21, 2017

On his first full day in office, President Donald Trump attended a prayer service, and met with CIA agents in Langley, Va.

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Women's Marches Take Place Around The Globe After Inauguration

Saturday, January 21, 2017

Around the world, women have been marching in solidarity with the Women's March on Washington and the sister marches in the U.S. NPR's Frank Langfitt gives the latest from London.

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