Michel Martin

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A Refugee Family Takes Viewers On A Years-Long Escape In 'Midnight Traveler'

Saturday, September 28, 2019

An Afghan filmmaker and his family shot hundreds of hours of cell phone footage after fleeing the Taliban. Producer Emelie Mahdavian said it was important to let their first-person story stand alone.

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Family, Friends And Colleagues Remember Pioneering Journalist Cokie Roberts

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

A funeral mass took place on Saturday in Washington, D.C., to celebrate the life of Cokie Roberts. Click the audio link to listen to a special broadcast honoring one of the "founding mothers" of NPR.

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Texas Country Rocker Paul Cauthen Preaches The Good, The Bad And The Prickly

Sunday, September 22, 2019

Faith may be a constant in the country music artist's new album, Room 41, but he's not hiding his demons. "I just try to write some lyrics that can maybe prick somebody's heart," Cauthen says.

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The Cokie Roberts I Knew

Saturday, September 21, 2019

Michel Martin offers a remembrance of her friend and colleague, journalist Cokie Roberts.

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Falling Flat: Are The Days Of High Heels Coming To An End?

Sunday, September 08, 2019

Fashion Week is underway in New York City, which means you can count on seeing models navigating runways while wearing high heels. But are the days of women choosing the towering shoes over?

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ESPN Celebrates Variation Of Athletic Bodies In Final Print Edition Of Its Magazine

Sunday, September 08, 2019

When ESPN The Magazine created its Body Issue, the staff set out to celebrate how varied athletes' bodies are. But before they could do that, they had to get a few big names to agree to be in it.

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Ari Lennox Has Always Felt Slept On. That's What Motivates Her.

Sunday, August 25, 2019

Lennox became the first female signee to J. Cole's Dreamville label in 2015. Now, with the release of her debut album, Shea Butter Baby, fans are showing up for her soulful sound and storytelling.

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'Hair Love' Uses Animation To Bring A Story Of Natural Hair In Black Families To Life

Sunday, August 25, 2019

Conceived and directed by Matthew Cherry, it follows the story of an African American father — Stephen — and his daughter, Zuri. Stephen is trying to learn how to do Zuri's glorious natural hair.

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Tope Folarin Was 'A Particular Kind Of Black Man' — So He Wrote A Book About It

Saturday, August 24, 2019

The semi-autobiographical coming-of-age tale from the Nigerian-American writer, his debut novel, finds a child of African immigrants growing up in Utah.

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Can I Just Tell You: Remembering Dr. Carl Bell

Sunday, August 18, 2019

In her essay, NPR's Michel Martin reflects on the life of Carl Bell, a psychiatrist who died earlier this month at the age of 71.

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The Jonas Brothers Re-Capture The 'Magic Missing' By Putting Family First

Saturday, August 17, 2019

The Jonas Brothers chat with NPR's Michel Martin about gaining fame young, taking time off and getting back together for the band's latest album, Happiness Begins.

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Officials Respond To Shooting In El Paso

Saturday, August 03, 2019

Police said one male suspect is in custody. Texas Rep. Beto O'Rourke said the El Paso community will come together and President Trump pledged the full support of the federal government.

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The Pulitzer-Winning Play 'Fairview' Is About Being Watched While Black

Sunday, July 14, 2019

It starts with a perfect black family in a model household, like a '70s sitcom. Then it gets weird. Playwright Jackie Sibblies Drury says she was inspired by an experience with police surveillance.

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A Bug's Life: Remembering The Classic Volkswagen Beetle

Saturday, July 13, 2019

The last Volkswagen Beetle rolled off the assembly line in Mexico this week. We remember the beloved automotive icon with stories from our listeners.

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In 'The Farewell,' The Bad News Bearers Keep A Secret

Saturday, July 13, 2019

Everyone in Lulu Wang's family knew her grandmother was dying — except her grandmother. Her new film about that episode stars Awkwafina in a surprisingly funny feature about terminal cancer.

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Superintendent Calls For 'Thoughtful' Discussion Over Proposal To Demolish Columbine

Sunday, July 07, 2019

Jason Glass of Jeffco Public Schools wants the community to consider tearing down the site of the 1999 shooting, saying it's become a magnet for disturbed individuals obsessed with school shootings.

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Barbecuing This Fourth Of July? Here's What To Do And What Not To Do

Wednesday, July 03, 2019

For the rules of barbecue etiquette 101, we enlisted the help of Carla Lalli Music, food director at Bon Appétit and author of Where Cooking Begins: Uncomplicated Recipes To Make You A Great Cook.

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What Just Happened Also Occurred Before The Last 7 U.S. Recessions. Reason To Worry?

Sunday, June 30, 2019

An inauspicious milestone was achieved on Sunday: The yield curve remained inverted for three months, an indicator that has preceded economic recessions for almost half a century.

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What Fans Can Expect When 'One Day At A Time' Returns In 2020

Sunday, June 30, 2019

Pop TV picked up the sitcom One Day at a Time for a fourth season after it was canceled by Netflix. The series' showrunner, Gloria Calderon Kellett, spoke with NPR about what fans can expect next.

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'It Was Magic': Unearthed Video Shows Freddie Mercury In Rare Form

Sunday, June 30, 2019

Songwriter and producer Dave Clark recalls working with Freddie Mercury on the song "Time Waits for No One," and he describes how he found the recording after decades of searching.

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