Michel Martin

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With 'Deaf U,' Nyle DiMarco Strives To Show 'There Is No One Right Way To Be Deaf'

Sunday, October 11, 2020

The model and activist, who himself is deaf, says his new Netflix reality show offers "an entrance into our world, which is so rich in culture and so layered and diverse."

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Pete Buttigieg Says There's A 'Crisis In Trust'

Saturday, October 03, 2020

Pete Buttigieg argues that Americans don't trust enough — in the government and in each other. Buttigieg talks with NPR about his book, Trust: America's Best Chance.

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A Crisis Within A Crisis: Food Insecurity And COVID-19

Sunday, September 27, 2020

Hunger is one of the most urgent — yet hidden — crises facing the nation. In this special episode of All Things Considered, a look at how food insecurity has been exacerbated by the coronavirus.

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In Affluent Maryland County, Pandemic Exacerbates Food Insecurity

Sunday, September 27, 2020

Since March, the number of people who lack a steady source of food has grown. In Montgomery County, a food assistance effort often runs out of prepared meals before it can feed everyone in need.

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Anthology Of Native Nations Poetry Is A 'Doorway,' Says Editor Joy Harjo

Saturday, September 12, 2020

When the Light of the World Was Subdued, Our Songs Came Through collects the work of more than 160 poets. "A poem opens up time, it opens up memory, it opens up place," says Harjo, U.S. Poet Laureate.

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Rina Sawayama Wants Her Success To Make Space For Asian Women In Pop Music

Sunday, July 19, 2020

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Rina Sawayama about her self-titled debut album, everyday racism against Asian women and going from a Cambridge student to a rising pop star.

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Stacey Abrams Calls Georgia's Primary Election 'An Unmitigated Disaster'

Friday, June 12, 2020

The former candidate for governor, rumored as a possible vice presidential pick for Joe Biden, told NPR: "I speak for anyone who looks like me, wants to become more, and will find themselves blocked."

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Comedian W. Kamau Bell: 'I'm Playing By My Rules' In A Moment Of Crisis

Saturday, June 06, 2020

When it comes to his role as a sociopolitical funnyman, W. Kamau Bell says "there's no break from it" as he holds dialogues about racial injustice and police violence on television and online.

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In 'Cry Havoc,' Former Charlottesville Mayor Details A Tragic Day

Saturday, June 06, 2020

"The value of having fought for things and standing at the end, having the experience of having fought for them in the real world, there's nothing like it," Michael Signer tells NPR.

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Can I Just Tell You: Covering Challenging Stories

Saturday, June 06, 2020

Host Michel Martin reflects on the pride she has in journalists covering challenging stories, especially when exposing the truth might not be popular.

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Former NAACP Head Cornell Brooks Blames Derek Chauvin For Violence At Protests

Sunday, May 31, 2020

"There would be no protests, there would be no demonstrations, had Derek Chauvin not killed George Floyd," former NAACP President Cornell Brooks tells All Things Considered.

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The Most Common Listener Questions About The Pandemic, Revisited

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.

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'A Poet Is Quite Prepared For A Pandemic,' Says 'Ledger' Author Jane Hirshfield

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.

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Betsey Johnson Talks Fashion, Love And Motherhood In Self-Titled Memoir

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.

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South African 'Queen Sono' Is A Savvy Secret Agent — And A First For Netflix

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.

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'How To Love A Country' Poet Richard Blanco Reads Your #NPRPoetry

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.

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Thundercat On 'It Is What It Is,' Losing Mac Miller And Learning To Do Nothing

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.

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Habibi's Rahill Jamalifard On Iranian Pop Music And 'Anywhere But Here'

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.

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Can I Just Tell You: Accepting And Dealing With Grief In The Time Of Pandemic

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.

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Can I Just Tell You?: Living Through 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.

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