Michel Martin appears in the following:
Friday, May 29, 2020
NPR's Michel Martin and Ari Shapiro revisit the most common questions The National Conversation has received in the last two months. And the show says goodbye, for now.
Sunday, April 26, 2020
National Book Award finalist Jane Hirshfield helps us close the book on National Poetry Month by reading her favorite listener-submitted Twitter poems.
Sunday, April 19, 2020
The designer who has been pushing fashion boundaries for decades reveals more about the woman behind the brand — the whimsy and fun, but also difficult times, from relationships to health challenges.
Saturday, April 18, 2020
Pearl Thusi stars as a spy with a complicated past in the new crime drama. It's Netflix's first commissioned series fully produced in Africa.
Sunday, April 05, 2020
For National Poetry Month, Blanco, who was selected as President Obama's inaugural poet in 2013, says we can harness this time of isolation for observation in the name of poetry.
Saturday, April 04, 2020
The collaboration-loving bassist said "It's hard to see clearly through the pain of losing him," when asked about the death of close friend Mac Miller. That loss permeates his fourth studio album.
Saturday, March 28, 2020
NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Rahill Jamalifard, lead singer of the band Habibi, about the Middle Eastern influences on the group's latest album, Anywhere But Here.
Thursday, March 26, 2020
NPR's Michel Martin shares her thoughts on coping with the grief people are feeling over their losses big and small because of the coronavirus.
Sunday, March 15, 2020
NPR's Michel Martin reflects on the coronavirus and how it's impacting daily life in the United States.
Sunday, March 01, 2020
A new documentary looks at America's struggle to send its first black astronaut into space. "It would've been fantastic if we saw Ed Dwight walking on the moon," says black astronaut Robert Satcher.
Sunday, March 01, 2020
Quentin Baxter and Clay Ross mix gospel and R&B with Gullah music, which originated from the descendants of formerly enslaved Africans who made their home in South Carolina's lowcountry.
Saturday, February 22, 2020
Hiroki Koga wasn't thrilled about the quality of American produce when he moved to the U.S. from Japan. So he cultivated a sweeter variety called the Omakase berry that costs $50 for an eight-pack.
Saturday, February 08, 2020
Democratic Rep. Val Demings of Florida was one of the House impeachment managers in the Senate impeachment trial. She says Trump's impeachment was "totally worth it" despite the Senate's acquittal.
Sunday, January 26, 2020
The album mixes intoxicating, danceable rhythms and a message calling out violence and other forms of mistreatment of women all over the globe.
Saturday, January 25, 2020
History professor Marcia Chatelain's new book tracks what she calls the hidden history of the relationships between the struggle for civil rights and the expansion of the fast food industry.
Sunday, January 12, 2020
NPR's Steve Inskeep, discussing his book Imperfect Union: How Jessie and John Fremont Mapped the West, Invented Celebrity and Helped Cause the Civil War, touches on parallels to U.S. politics in 2020.
Saturday, January 11, 2020
The hit '90s TV drama is back with a timely twist. Co-creator Amy Lippman and writer Gabriel Llanas talk about creating a show about five Latinx siblings whose parents are deported to Mexico.
Sunday, December 22, 2019
The two creators of the new Hanukkah-themed bar saw a void in the pop-up scene. Neither is Jewish, but they did enough research to be able to serve up matzo ball soup, latkes, and boozy jelly donuts.
Sunday, December 08, 2019
Tina playwright Katori Hall and star Adrienne Warren have plenty to say about working with the star, depicting domestic violence and learning to sing in a new voice.
Sunday, November 24, 2019
Vault archivist Michael Howe confirms the rumor that Prince has enough unreleased songs for an album every year until the 22nd century.