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Tell Me More focuses on the way we live, intersect and collide in a culturally diverse world. Capturing the headlines, issues and pleasures relevant to multicultural life in America, the daily one-hour series is hosted by award-winning journalist Michel Martin. Tell Me More marks Martin's first role in hosting a daily program. She views it as an opportunity to focus on the stories, experiences, ideas and people important in contemporary life but often not heard.

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Latest Stories from Tell Me More

NPR: 04-18-2014 Tell Me More

Friday, April 18 2014 05:33 PM

Stories: 1) 15 Years After Columbine, Are Schools Any Safer? 2) To Fight Extremism, Don't Alienate Troublemakers At The Mosque 3) New York's Muslims Push For Public Schools To Close For Eid Holidays 4) Gefilte Fish Shortage: Best Thing Since The Parting Of The Red Sea? 5) Should College Dropouts Be Honored By Their Alma Maters?

NPR: 04-17-2014 Tell Me More

Thursday, April 17 2014 05:33 PM

Stories: 1) Deported For An Old Crime, Jamaican Loses His American Dream 2) Do America's Deportation Policies Work? 3) Ohio's Law Against Political Lying Heads To Supreme Court 4) You've Served Your Country, Now Get To Class 5) 'Miserable' Doctors Prescribe A Different Career 6) Why Did Vanity Fair Give 'Belfies' A Stamp Of Approval?

NPR: 04-16-2014 Tell Me More

Wednesday, April 16 2014 05:30 PM

Stories: 1) Nigerian Extemist Terror Campaign 2) Rwanda Genocide's Tough Lessons On 'Othering' 3) Teen Twitter Threats: A New Forum For Stupid?

NPR: 04-15-2014 Tell Me More

Tuesday, April 15 2014 05:33 PM

Stories: 1) A Year After Boston Marathon Bombing, How Does Public Grief Help? 2) Late On Taxes? There's A Way Out 3) Hip-Hop Dreams Lead To Penning Poetry 4) Muslim Singer Yuna Moves To John Mayer's Music 5) Teen Sexting Not So Bad?

NPR: 04-14-2014 Tell Me More

Monday, April 14 2014 05:33 PM

Stories: 1) Why Do More Latina Teens Get Pregnant? 2) Getting Enough Vitamin D: More Than Milk And Sunshine 3) Is A Beating In Detroit A Hate Crime? 4) Voice Of Mavis Staples Still Inspires 5) The Latino Experience In Appalachia 6) The Dangers Of Defaulting On Student Loans

NPR: 04-11-2014 Tell Me More

Friday, April 11 2014 05:33 PM

Stories: 1) Possible To Have Both Fashion And Fairness? 2) Bringing Back Freshness And Flair To The Easter Table 3) Twitter Poetry: A Little Bit Of Real Estate Says A Lot 4) Al Sharpton: Rat Or Cat?

NPR: 04-10-2014 Tell Me More

Thursday, April 10 2014 05:33 PM

Stories: 1) On 50th Anniversary Of Civl Rights, LBJ Remembered As An Opportunist? 2) Does 'Cesar Chavez' Ignore Filipino Workers? 3) Boss Says You're Smart...For A Woman 4) National Hispanic University Shutting Its Doors 5) Sex, Style And Success In 'An African City'

NPR: 04-09-2014 Tell Me More

Wednesday, April 09 2014 05:33 PM

Stories: 1) Will Disclosing Employee Information Make Wages More Equal? 2) With Free Tuition, Mich. Students Hear 'You Are Going To College' 3) Seniors Find Connection, Support In Technology 4) Embracing Atheism After A Wild Journey To Find God 5) Are Student Athletes Really Students Too? 6) Remembering A Defiant, Soaring Performance By Marian Anderson

NPR: 04-08-2014 Tell Me More

Tuesday, April 08 2014 05:33 PM

Stories: 1) Not Guilty Verdict Can Still Lead To Ruined Lives 2) Prepaid Debit Cards Not As Simple As They Seem 3) Creating An Ecosystem In 140 Characters 4) Ken Jeong, Leaving Medicine For Movies 5) Vaccinating Children: Who Gets To Decide?

NPR: 04-07-2014 Tell Me More

Monday, April 07 2014 08:33 PM

Stories: 1) Fort Hood Shooting: No Simple Link To Mental Illness 2) Cocaine Case Puts Spotlight On Fetal Harm Prosecutions 3) Chuck Stone Remembered For More Than His Newspaper Columns 4) LiV Warfield Lets Her 'Unexpected' Voice Out