Michel Martin

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Danai Gurira On Her 'Black Panther' Role: 'She Protects What We Would Have Been'

Saturday, February 17, 2018

The actress plays warrior Okoye in the new film. "The thing that really connected me ... was her love and her loyalty to this thing called Wakanda, this nation that was never colonized," she says.

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On Stage, In Marriage, These 2 Alvin Ailey Dancers Learned The Steps Together

Sunday, February 11, 2018

Linda Celeste Sims and Glenn Allen Sims met at work — at the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater. Over 15 years of marriage later, they have some advice for balancing it all and sustaining a marriage.

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A Roundup Of The Winter Olympics So Far

Sunday, February 11, 2018

It has been a busy weekend at the Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. High winds postponed the men's downhill skiing event, and the United States won its first gold medal.

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Dee Rees And Mary J. Blige Dug Into Their Roots To Make 'Mudbound'

Saturday, February 10, 2018

The director and singer/actress both drew upon their families' history to make the Oscar-nominated film. "I think I'm always exploring this idea about the battle being bloodier at home," Rees says.

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'Queer Eye' Reboot Gets Political

Saturday, February 10, 2018

David Collins, creator of Netflix's Queer Eye talks about how the reboot is different from the 2003 Bravo show, Queer Eye For The Straight Guy.

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Philadelphia Eagles Show Brotherly Love For Meek Mill Ahead of Super Bowl

Sunday, February 04, 2018

The Eagles are choosing a popular track by the incarcerated rapper as their entrance music for the 2018 Super Bowl.

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In 'A More Beautiful And Terrible History,' Fuel For The Fight Ahead

Sunday, February 04, 2018

Jeanne Theoharis' new book re-examines civil rights history and the way it's been manipulated. "It is used to make us feel good about ourselves, to make us feel good about our progress," she says.

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In A New Netflix Documentary, Gloria Allred Looks At Her Career And What's Next

Sunday, February 04, 2018

Gloria Allred has waged legal battles on behalf of victims of sexual assault, discrimination and harassment for decades. In a new documentary, Seeing Allred, she shares her story in her own words.

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From Mormon Missionary To LGBTQ Advocate (And International Rock Star)

Saturday, February 03, 2018

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Dan Reynolds, lead singer of Imagine Dragons, about his new documentary, Believer, which takes a critical look at the Mormon Church's policies toward its LGBTQ members.

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Why U.N. Peacekeepers' Job Has Become More Dangerous In The Past 5 Years

Sunday, January 28, 2018

Last year saw the highest number of deaths of United Nations peacekeepers since 1994. Former U.N. peacekeeper Conor Foley says "the line between peacekeeping and war-fighting is getting very blurred."

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PJ Morton Feels Like A 'Giant' Heading Into 2018 Grammys

Sunday, January 28, 2018

The Maroon 5 member earned two 2018 Grammy nominations for his self-released solo album, Gumbo.

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Labeled A 'Terrorist,' A Black Lives Matter Founder Writes Her Record

Saturday, January 27, 2018

Patrisse Khan-Cullors' new memoir recalls the female origins of the movement and the "deep contradiction" of being labeled the enemy.

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From Carnegie Hall To Pyeongchang, Speedskater Heads To His First Olympic Games

Sunday, January 21, 2018

Speedskater Kimani Griffin will make his first Olympic appearance for the 2018 Winter Games next month, but he's no stranger to the spotlight. NPR's Michel Martin talks with Griffin about the trip.

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For Comic Strip Authors In The Trump Era, 'No Art Should Live In A Vacuum'

Sunday, January 21, 2018

Politics is seeping into everything these days, even the funny pages. Syndicated cartoonists Francesco Marciuliano and Hector Cantu talk to NPR's Michel Martin about today's art imitating life.

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How Likely Is Someone To Sexually Harass Others? This Scale Determines

Sunday, January 14, 2018

In the 1980s psychologist John Pryor developed a test to predict how likely a person is to sexually harass someone. He spoke with NPR's Michel Martin about his research and how the scale works.

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'Recy Taylor's Rape Still Haunts Us'

Sunday, January 14, 2018

At the Golden Globes, Oprah Winfrey told the story of Recy Taylor's rape in 1944. Taylor died last month at 97. NPR's Michel Martin reflects on their 2011 interview and why her story still haunts us.

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Camila Cabello Is In Control: 'I Express Myself However I Want'

Saturday, January 13, 2018

The former Fifth Harmony member discusses migrating from Cuba, going solo and defining her own sex appeal.

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Joe Morton, Scheming Father Of 'Scandal,' On Playing Dick Gregory On Stage

Sunday, January 07, 2018

In addition to his role on the hit TV drama, he also stars in a one-man show on the comedy pioneer: "I was looking for parts ... that had some greater reverberation than just entertainment," he says.

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Eminem On 'Revival': 'I Speak To Everybody'

Saturday, December 16, 2017

Eminem joins Michel Martin to talk taking on President Trump, racial disparity and his own maturing career on his ninth studio album.

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Terry Crews On His Sexual Assault Lawsuit: This Is About Accountability

Sunday, December 10, 2017

NPR's Michel Martin spoke with actor Terry Crews about sexual assault, how he joined the #MeToo movement and why he is fighting to hold people in Hollywood accountable.

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