Tell Me More http://wuis.org en NPR CEO Appreciates The Unique Sound Of Future's 'Look Ahead' http://wuis.org/post/npr-ceo-appreciates-unique-sound-futures-look-ahead <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=NPR+CEO+Appreciates+The+Unique+Sound+Of+Future%27s+%27Look+Ahead%27&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxOTQ5MTI3MDEyMjA5MDI1OTZmMjJkOQ001)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: <p>Finally today it's time for the regular feature we call in Your Ear. These past few weeks we've been bringing you the favorite music of members of the TELL ME MORE team. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:22:00 +0000 editor 30174 at http://wuis.org Iyanla Vanzant: Clarity, Forgiveness Key To Tackling Big Transitions http://wuis.org/post/iyanla-vanzant-clarity-forgiveness-key-tackling-big-transitions <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Iyanla+Vanzant%3A+Clarity%2C+Forgiveness+Key+To+Tackling+Big+Transitions&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxOTQ5MTI3MDEyMjA5MDI1OTZmMjJkOQ001)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: <p>I'm Michel Martin and this is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. As we begin our final week on the air, we are checking in with some of our favorite guests who've been on during the past seven years, and one of them is Iyanla Vanzant. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:22:00 +0000 editor 30175 at http://wuis.org In Times Of Transition, Get Practical About Your Finances http://wuis.org/post/times-transition-get-practical-about-your-finances <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=In+Times+Of+Transition%2C+Get+Practical+About+Your+Finances+&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAxOTQ5MTI3MDEyMjA5MDI1OTZmMjJkOQ001)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: <p>I'm Michel Martin and this is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. Now we're going to talk about matters of personal finance as we have mentioned, this is the last week of our program and that means many of us are finding ourselves in transition. Mon, 28 Jul 2014 16:22:00 +0000 editor 30176 at http://wuis.org In A Luxury Apartment, Is A Separate 'Poor Door' Segregation? http://wuis.org/post/luxury-apartment-separate-poor-door-segregation <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=In+A+Luxury+Apartment%2C+Is+A+Separate+%27Poor+Door%27+Segregation%3F&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAyNDY5MjM1MDEyODE2MzMyMTZmZDQwMg001)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: <p>I'm Michel Martin, and this is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. Now it's time for our weekly visit to the Barbershop, where the guys talk about what's in the news and what's on their minds. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:28:00 +0000 editor 30018 at http://wuis.org Rapping 'Ice Ice Baby,' TMM Producer Doesn't Miss A Beat http://wuis.org/post/rapping-ice-ice-baby-tmm-producer-doesnt-miss-beat <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Rapping+%27Ice+Ice+Baby%2C%27+TMM+Producer+Doesn%27t+Miss+A+Beat&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA1MjI2NzUxMDEyNzQyMTY5MjQ2YzkwNA004)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: <p>And now it's time for the regular feature we call In Your Ear. As we wind down production, you know our last show is August 1, we've been hearing the favorite music of the members of the TELL ME MORE team. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:28:00 +0000 editor 30019 at http://wuis.org Before Passing The Baton, Spelman President Reflects On Tough Choices http://wuis.org/post/passing-baton-spelman-president-reflects-tough-choices <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Before+Passing+The+Baton%2C+Spelman+President+Reflects+On+Tough+Choices&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA1MjI2NzUxMDEyNzQyMTY5MjQ2YzkwNA004)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: <p>This is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. I'm Michel Martin. Fri, 25 Jul 2014 16:28:00 +0000 editor 30020 at http://wuis.org Erykah Badu's 'Tyrone' Gives TMM Producer Amazing Stage Presence http://wuis.org/post/erykah-badus-tyrone-gives-tmm-producer-amazing-stage-presence <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Erykah+Badu%27s+%27Tyrone%27+Gives+TMM+Producer+Amazing+Stage+Presence&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA4MTg5NDMyMDEzMTY1NDQwNzMwYjM3Nw004)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: <p>And from one legendary entertainment diva, to a diva in training; and why I say that will become clear in a moment. As we mentioned, our last broadcast is scheduled for August 1. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:23:00 +0000 editor 29943 at http://wuis.org Performer Rita Moreno's Famed Career Was 'Meant To Be' http://wuis.org/post/performer-rita-morenos-famed-career-was-meant-be <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Performer+Rita+Moreno%27s+Famed+Career+Was+%27Meant+To+Be%27+&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA4MTg5NDMyMDEzMTY1NDQwNzMwYjM3Nw004)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: <p>I'm Michel Martin and this is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. We are continuing the conversation about race and color in show business, as we hear from a Hollywood pioneer - the legendary Rita Moreno. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:23:00 +0000 editor 29944 at http://wuis.org Racially-Charged Casting Call: 'Surprising' But Not Shocking To Insiders http://wuis.org/post/racially-charged-casting-call-surprising-not-shocking-insiders <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Racially-Charged+Casting+Call%3A+%27Surprising%27+But+Not+Shocking+To+Insiders&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDA4MTg5NDMyMDEzMTY1NDQwNzMwYjM3Nw004)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: <p>I'm Michel Martin and this is TELL ME MORE, from NPR News. Now we'd like to talk about something that we all see, but rarely talk about. We are talking about casting in the movies. Thu, 24 Jul 2014 16:23:00 +0000 editor 29945 at http://wuis.org 'Traces Of Blue' Blends Jazz And Pop To Create Unique Sound http://wuis.org/post/traces-blue-blends-jazz-and-pop-create-unique-sound <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=%27Traces+Of+Blue%27+Blends+Jazz+And+Pop+To+Create+Unique+Sound&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDExMDQwMzQzMDEzNjMyMTE3MjRkNzlmNg004)"/></div><p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:24:00 +0000 editor 29857 at http://wuis.org Host Michel Martin Takes Musical Cues From Directors http://wuis.org/post/host-michel-martin-takes-musical-cues-directors <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Host+Michel+Martin+Takes+Musical+Cues+From+Directors&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDExMDQwMzQzMDEzNjMyMTE3MjRkNzlmNg004)"/></div><p> Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:24:00 +0000 editor 29858 at http://wuis.org Two Prominent Museum Directors Encourage 'New Ways Of Thinking' http://wuis.org/post/two-prominent-museum-directors-encourage-new-ways-thinking <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=Two+Prominent+Museum+Directors+Encourage+%27New+Ways+Of+Thinking%27&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAzODUzOTQwMDEyNDk2NzQ5ODE5OTFmNQ004)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: <p>I'm Michel Martin and this is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. Now it's time for our Wisdom Watch. That's the part of the program where we speak with those who've made a difference through their work. Wed, 23 Jul 2014 16:24:00 +0000 editor 29859 at http://wuis.org Despite Disability, One Mountain Climber Reflects On His Advantages http://wuis.org/post/despite-disability-one-mountain-climber-reflects-his-advantages Transcript <p>MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: <p>Now we'll hear from a man who's been overcoming bias and doubts for his entire life. Spencer West was born with a genetic disorder that affected his legs. Minutes after he was born, a physician told his parents he would probably never walk. And by the age of five, both of his legs had been amputated. But he spent a lifetime challenging himself and challenging the way people think about physical disability. In the past year, West completed a 300 kilometer trek across Canada in a wheelchair and on his hands. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 18:03:00 +0000 editor 29784 at http://wuis.org When It Comes To Other People's Kids, Should Parents Intervene? http://wuis.org/post/when-it-comes-other-peoples-kids-should-parents-intervene Transcript <p>MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: <p>I'm Michel Martin and this is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. They say it takes a village to raise a child but maybe you just need a few moms and dads in your corner. Every week, we check in with a diverse group of parents for their common sense and savvy advice. Today, we want to talk about public interventions into other people's parenting. And we're talking about this because it seems as though we're seeing more of this these days. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:07:00 +0000 editor 29776 at http://wuis.org For Pregnant Women, New Guidelines Aim To Reduce Workplace Discrimination http://wuis.org/post/pregnant-women-new-guidelines-aim-reduce-workplace-discrimination Transcript <p>MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: <p>This TELL ME MORE from NPR News. I'm Michel Martin. We're going to spend much of the rest of this program today talking about issues in parenting. In a few minutes, our parenting roundtable will take on the issue of when to step in if you think a child is in danger. As you might imagine, we're talking about this because there have been a number of stories about parents being arrested for things like leaving a child in a park unattended when another parent believes the child to be in danger. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:07:00 +0000 editor 29777 at http://wuis.org Tweeting From A Conflict Zone: Does It Help Or Hurt News Reporting? http://wuis.org/post/tweeting-conflict-zone-does-it-help-or-hurt-news-reporting Transcript <p>MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: <p>This is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. I'm Michel Martin. We begin today with a look at how social media is affecting the way we learn about war. If you haven't seen for yourself how Twitter, YouTube and Facebook have revolutionized the way the media does its job, you cannot miss it now. We're also seeing more information, photos and videos than ever from activists, aid workers and even what we might call ordinary people who happen to be on the frontlines of conflict. Tue, 22 Jul 2014 16:07:00 +0000 editor 29778 at http://wuis.org For TMM Intern, Robert Glasper's 'Black Radio' Expands Category Of Hip-Hop http://wuis.org/post/tmm-intern-robert-glaspers-black-radio-expands-category-hip-hop As Tell Me More enters its final weeks of production, intern Miles Johnson shares his favorite songs for the program's 'In Your Ear' series. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 17:53:00 +0000 editor 29702 at http://wuis.org Why Diversity In Tech Matters: 'People Solve Problems That They See' http://wuis.org/post/why-diversity-tech-matters-people-solve-problems-they-see Host Michel Martin talks to a roundtable of activists and innovators about the future of technology, and recruiting the next generation of African-Americans and Latinos into the tech field. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 17:53:00 +0000 editor 29703 at http://wuis.org Phyllis Schlafly Explains Why Feminism Has Made Women Unhappy http://wuis.org/post/phyllis-schlafly-explains-why-feminism-has-made-women-unhappy Phyllis Schlafly is best known for her successful 1973 campaign to stop the passage of the Equal Rights Amendment. Host Michel Martin speaks to the conservative activist about her life and career. Mon, 21 Jul 2014 17:53:00 +0000 editor 29704 at http://wuis.org Does Le Return Of LeBron Signal A Comeback For Cleveland? http://wuis.org/post/does-le-return-lebron-signal-comeback-cleveland From LeBron James' return to the Cleveland Cavaliers to longtime NFL reporter Pam Oliver being sidelined from the sidelines, the Barbershop guys weigh in on the latest news. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 17:07:00 +0000 editor 29548 at http://wuis.org Anthony Mackie: Marvel Brings Humanity To Its Characters http://wuis.org/post/anthony-mackie-marvel-brings-humanity-its-characters Step aside Steve Rogers, the Falcon is the new Capt. America. Anthony Mackie plays Falcon in Captain America: The Winter Soldier and he talks to about the character's cultural significance. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 17:07:00 +0000 editor 29549 at http://wuis.org New Chief: NAACP Is Oldest And Best Civil Rights Organization http://wuis.org/post/new-chief-naacp-oldest-and-best-civil-rights-organization The nation's oldest civil rights organization, will begin its annual convention this week under new leadership. Civil rights attorney Cornell William Brooks shares his vision for the organization. Fri, 18 Jul 2014 17:07:00 +0000 editor 29550 at http://wuis.org TMM Producer Relishes 'Fresh Attitude, Young Body' http://wuis.org/post/tmm-producer-relishes-fresh-attitude-young-body <div class="fullattribution">Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit <a href="http://www.npr.org/">http://www.npr.org/</a>.<img src="http://www.google-analytics.com/__utm.gif?utmac=UA-5828686-4&utmdt=TMM+Producer+Relishes+%27Fresh+Attitude%2C+Young+Body%27+&utme=8(APIKey)9(MDAzMzQ2MjAyMDEyMzk4MTU1MDg3ZmM3MQ010)"/></div><p>Transcript <p>MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: <p>And finally, as you may have heard, our last broadcast is scheduled for August 1. So as we wind down production, we thought it be nice to hear what members of our staff are listening to as part of our regular series In Your Ear. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:17:00 +0000 editor 29466 at http://wuis.org Malala Yousafzai Continues To Push For Equality And Justice http://wuis.org/post/malala-yousafzai-continues-push-equality-and-justice Transcript <p>MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: <p>Nearly two years ago, Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head by a Taliban extremist in her home at Pakistan's Swat Valley. It was retribution for her outspokenness about the importance of girls' education. Since then, against all odds, Malala has made a miraculous recovery, and she's become a global icon. She recently turned 17 years old, and she made public her birthday wish. It's to bring back hundreds of schoolgirls abducted by an Islamic militants three months ago. She's in Nigeria this week to put pressure on the government. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:17:00 +0000 editor 29467 at http://wuis.org Are White Gay Men Stealing 'Culture' From Black Women? http://wuis.org/post/are-white-gay-men-stealing-culture-black-women Transcript <p>MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: <p>I'm Michel Martin, and this is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. Now it's time for our Salon. That's our Beauty Shop-Barbershop hybrid where we mix things up and dig into some pop-culture stories with a diverse panel of men and women. Sitting in the chairs for a fresh cut or a new do, as it were, are Sarah Ventre, senior producer with public radio station KJZZ in Arizona. Bridget Armstrong is one of our TELL ME MORE producers and creator of the pop-culture blog BiggaPicture.com. Trey Graham is a former NPR arts editor and an award-winning theater critic. Thu, 17 Jul 2014 16:17:00 +0000 editor 29468 at http://wuis.org Shared Musical Traditions Of Russia And Iran In 'East Of Melancholy' http://wuis.org/post/shared-musical-traditions-russia-and-iran-east-melancholy <p>http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PTOwYAeYZyo</p> Wed, 16 Jul 2014 18:41:00 +0000 editor 29406 at http://wuis.org Shared Musical Traditions Of Russia And Iran In 'East Of Melancholy' Does Donna Karan's Ramadan Line Border On Cultural Commodification? http://wuis.org/post/does-donna-karans-ramadan-line-border-cultural-commodification Transcript <p>JACKI LYDEN, HOST: <p>Now we shift our focus from the political to the sartorial. And there's no one better for sartorial splendor and sense than Pulitzer Prize-winning fashion critic Robin Givhan, who's aesthetic and economic and historical perspectives inform her commentary. Robin joins me to discuss a range of headlines, seemly and not, from the fashion world from her office at The Washington Post. Robin, welcome to the program.<p>ROBIN GIVHAN: Hi, Jacki. It's good to be here.<p>LYDEN: Good to have you, and welcome back to town. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 18:41:00 +0000 editor 29407 at http://wuis.org Cory Booker Wants To Help Ex-Offenders Be Economically Productive http://wuis.org/post/cory-booker-wants-help-ex-offenders-be-economically-productive Transcript <p>JACKI LYDEN, HOST: <p>This is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. I'm Jacki Lyden. Michel Martin is away.<p>Cory Booker was in the political spotlight long before he was sworn in as New Jersey's junior senator in 2014. His first campaign to become mayor of Newark was the focus of an award-winning documentary. Part of his term in that office was chronicled in a television series for the Sundance Channel.<p>Now that he's in Washington, Senator Booker is creating a reputation as a political bridge builder. His latest collaboration across the aisle is called the Redeem Act. Wed, 16 Jul 2014 18:41:00 +0000 editor 29408 at http://wuis.org TMM Editor Says Paul Simon's 'Obvious Child' Gets Her Up In The A.M. http://wuis.org/post/tmm-editor-says-paul-simons-obvious-child-gets-her-am Transcript <p>JACKI LYDEN, HOST: <p>Finally today, it's time for the feature we call In Your Ear. Throughout our years on the air, we've been asking our guests to share the music that inspires them. In our final weeks on air, we thought it'd be nice to hear about the songs members of our staff are listening to. Today, editor Amita Parashar Kelly tells us what's on her playlist.<p>AMITA PARASHAR KELLY, BYLINE: I'm Amita Parashar Kelly and I'm an editor here at TELL ME MORE. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 16:20:00 +0000 editor 29318 at http://wuis.org With Elder Care Planning, Start Early To Avoid Conflicts And Crises http://wuis.org/post/elder-care-planning-start-early-avoid-conflicts-and-crises Transcript <p>JACKI LYDEN, HOST: <p>I'm Jacki Lyden and this is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. Michel Martin is away. They say it takes a village to raise a child, but maybe you just need a few moms and dads in your corner. Each week we check in with a diverse group of parents for their common sense and savvy advice. And today we're turning the table to talk about caring for an elderly parent or a loved one. If you've been there, as I have, you know it can be exhausting, complicated to manage family relationships, finances and, of course, the needs and wants of your loved ones. Tue, 15 Jul 2014 16:20:00 +0000 editor 29319 at http://wuis.org