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Michele Norris

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Anna Deavere Smith Wants Playgoers To Do What They Can To Counter Violence

Monday, December 07, 2015

Through powerful monologues, Anna Deavere Smith has tackled race riots, integration and health care. In Notes from the Field, she's using her characters to explore the school-to-prison pipeline.

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'The Knick' Returns To The Bloody Pursuit Of Knowledge

Monday, October 19, 2015

The TV show, set in a New York City hospital in the early 1900s, depicts turn-of-the-century medicine in grisly detail. Stars Clive Owen and Andre Holland say there's no nostalgia involved.

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Russia To Beef Up Its Nuclear Arsenal

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

David Greene talks to Shaun Walker of The Guardian about Russia's nuclear arsenal. And, Lt. Gen. Ben Hodges on the U.S. military moving heavy weapons into Eastern Europe to counter Russian aggression.

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'3 ½ Minutes' Chronicles Florida Murder Over Loud Rap Music

Wednesday, June 17, 2015

A new documentary revisits Florida's loud music murder case. Michael Dunn, a white man, shot 10 bullets into a car with four unarmed young black men during an argument at a Jacksonville gas station.

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Family Secret And Cultural Identity Revealed In 'Little White Lie'

Monday, March 23, 2015

Filmmaker Lacey Schwartz grew up believing she was white. Her latest documentary, Little White Lie, explores the secret that changed her life.

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Suzan-Lori Parks' New Play, 'Father Comes Home From The Wars'

Friday, December 05, 2014

Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright Suzan-Lori Parks is finishing a run on her latest work, "Father Comes Home From the Wars (Parts 1,2 & 3)" at The Public Theater in New York.

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Race Card Project: With Dreadlocks, Come Assumptions

Monday, November 17, 2014

NPR's Michele Norris continues her conversation with Marc Quarles for The Race Card Project. Quarles six words are: With Kids, I'm Dad; Alone: Thug.

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Six Words: 'You've Got To Be Taught' Intolerance

Monday, May 19, 2014

A huge hit upon its release, the 1949 musical South Pacific still resonates with contributors to The Race Card Project — particularly a song about how prejudice is learned, not innate.

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'12 Years A Slave' Screenwriter Talks Grit, Grace And Survival

Thursday, February 27, 2014

Was screenwriter John Ridley a bit nervous the night before this year's Academy Award nominations were announced? Absolutely.

How could he not be, when everywhere he went people approached him to say that he deserved an Oscar nod for his work on the film 12 Years a Slave. But those ...

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How to Talk about Your Mixed Race Family

Thursday, December 19, 2013

"My son's not half, he's double."

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For King's Adviser, Fulfilling The Dream 'Cannot Wait'

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

After days of worry, Clarence B. Jones, legal adviser to Martin Luther King Jr., was relieved to stand at the Lincoln Memorial and watch the event unfold without a hitch. While there'...

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Clarence B. Jones: A Guiding Hand Behind 'I Have A Dream'

Tuesday, August 27, 2013

For the month of August, Morning Edition and The Race Card Project are looking back at a seminal moment in civil rights history: the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his iconic "I Have a Dream Speech" Aug. 28, 1963. Approximately ...

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Two Officers, Black And White, On Walking The '63 March Beat

Monday, August 26, 2013

For the month of August, Morning Edition and The Race Card Project are looking back at a seminal moment in civil rights history: the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his iconic "I Have a Dream Speech" Aug. 28, 1963. Approximately ...

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At 1963 March, A Face In The Crowd Became A Poster Child

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

For the month of August, Morning Edition and The Race Card Project are looking back at a seminal moment in civil rights history: the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his iconic "I Have A Dream Speech" on Aug. 28, 1963. ...

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Determined To Reach 1963 March, Teen Used Thumb And Feet

Wednesday, August 14, 2013

For the month of August, Morning Edition and The Race Card Project are looking back at a seminal moment in civil rights history: The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., delivered his iconic "I Have A Dream Speech" on Aug. 28, 1963. ...

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To Join '63 March On Washington: 'Like Climbing A Mountain'

Monday, August 05, 2013

For the Month of August, Morning Edition and The Race Card Project are looking back at a seminal moment in civil rights history: The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., delivered his iconic "I Have A Dream Speech" on Aug. 28, 1963. ...

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The Mix: Songs Inspired By The Civil Rights Movement

Tuesday, July 09, 2013

The civil rights movement captured the nation's attention in 1963, and musicians proved no exception. The marches, protests and tragedies of 50 years ago influenced some of the greatest artists of the 20th century, including Aretha Franklin, Bob Dylan, Harry Belafonte and

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A Daughter's Struggle To Overcome A Legacy Of Segregation

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

As we head into the summer months, NPR is looking back to the summer of 1963, a momentous year in civil rights history. As part of NPR's partnership with The Race Card Project, which asks people to distill their thoughts on race to six words, Host/Special Correspondent Michele ...

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Living In Two Worlds, But With Just One Language

Thursday, May 23, 2013

NPR continues its conversations about The Race Card Project, where NPR Host/Special Correspondent Michele Norris asks people to send in six-word stories about race and culture. The submissions are personal, provocative and often quite candid.

When Elysha O'Brien, a college professor in Las Vegas, decided to submit six ...

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