Michel Martin

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Crackdown Turns Deadly In Ethiopia As Government Turns Against Protesters

Saturday, December 19, 2015

In Ethiopia, students have been killed while protesting the government's proposals to take over territory in the Oromia region.

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Prince Drops A Surprise New Album

Sunday, December 13, 2015

On Saturday, Prince released an album with no warning. Hit 'n' Run: Phase Two can be accessed via the streaming service Tidal.

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Next Week In Politics: Previewing The Republican Debate

Sunday, December 13, 2015

This week brings the first Republican presidential debate since the attacks in Paris and San Bernardino focused the race on rhetoric around security, ISIS, refugees and Muslims.

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After Historic Gains, French National Party Falls Short In Second-Round Elections

Sunday, December 13, 2015

Exit polls for the regional elections in France on Sunday show the far-right National Front party has not succeeded in taking control of some of the major regions of the country.

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Remembering A Native American Actor, Activist, Musician And Poet

Sunday, December 13, 2015

John Trudell, a leading advocate of Native American rights, passed away on Tuesday.

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Paris Climate Talks Conclude With Landmark International Agreement

Saturday, December 12, 2015

On Saturday, world leaders approved what's being hailed as a historic deal to reduce greenhouse emissions. NPR's Christopher Joyce gives the details.

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Saudi Arabia To Hold Historic Elections On Saturday

Friday, December 11, 2015

It will be the first time that women there can vote or run for office. Women's groups have been pushing voter registration drives, but only a small percentage of the voting population has registered.

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A Look Back On Montgomery Bus Boycott — And What It Says About The Future

Saturday, December 05, 2015

As the nation marks the 60th anniversary of the historic Montgomery bus boycott, listen to a selection from a panel discussion led by NPR's Michel Martin about the history and future of civil rights.

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When In Pursuit Of Positive Change, Better Drop The 'Why Me'

Sunday, November 29, 2015

NPR's Michel Martin wonders: Why do so many of America's would-be leaders — from across the political spectrum — speak in the language of resentment rather than opportunity?

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Recordings Might Sound A Silent Alarm About California Drought

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Bernie Krause is an audio ecologist. This year he noticed a precipitous drop in the sounds of one his favorite field recording sites, a change he attributes in large part to California's drought.

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Amid A Violent Religious Rift, Pope Preaches Harmony In CAR

Sunday, November 29, 2015

Pope Francis is calling for communal and religious harmony during a visit to the Central African Republic, the final stop of his first African tour. The country has been racked by a d...

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In Colorado Springs, Residents Turn To Prayer And Healing After Attacks

Sunday, November 29, 2015

In the aftermath of the shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs, residents are moving on with their daily lives while remembering the victims of the attack.

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60 Years Later, What Can Activists Learn From The Montgomery Bus Boycott?

Friday, November 27, 2015

On Dec. 1, 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on a Montgomery, Ala., bus to a white man. That act of protest and her arrest sparked one of the most famous civil rights actions in American history. Through the boycott, the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. rose ...

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Amid Fears Of An Attack, Belgium Re-Ups Its State Of Emergency

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Belgian leaders have extended a state of emergency and lockdown for Brussels due to a threat of a "Paris-style" terrorist attack.

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Argentines Head To Polls To Decide Presidential Run-Off

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Argentines voted Sunday in what they are calling the vote of the generation. This is Argentina's first run-off presidential election between two well-known candidates.

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After Paris Attacks, Security Dominates Conversation — And Campaigns

Sunday, November 22, 2015

Security continues to be a hot topic in politics as Donald Trump again makes controversial statements this weekend. NPR's Domenico Montanaro gives us the latest on what GOP voters thi...

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Seasonal Temps Prep For The Holiday Rush

Sunday, November 22, 2015

As retailers prepare for the demand of the holiday season, they're hiring thousands of temporary workers. People who are looking for temporary holiday jobs this season talk about their experiences.

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On A List Of Big Names, Little-Known Activist Earns His Posthoumous Spotlight

Saturday, November 21, 2015

On Tuesday, Minoru "Min" Yasui will posthumously receive the Presidential Medal of Freedom for his fight against the military curfew imposed upon Japanese-Americans during World War II.

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Grief Knows No Native Tongue — But We Must Listen, Wherever It Speaks

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Less than a week since the death of a friend, and just days since the Paris killings, NPR's Michel Martin says the loss of life — be it in Beirut, Niger or even next door — must always matter.

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Reflections On A Campus Visit: What We Learned From Young Voters At Drake

Sunday, November 15, 2015

The Democratic debate Saturday night was held at Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. Producer Liz Baker talked to students on campus about their involvement in politics and shares her observations.

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