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Tell Me More focuses on the way we live, intersect and collide in a culturally diverse world. Each day's show features a variety of segments examining U.S. and international news, ideas and people; its range of topics covers politics, faith and spirituality, the family, finance, arts and culture and lifestyle.

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Program Headlines

  • Friday, August 1, 2014 1:33pm
    Stories: 1) Is The Current Gridlock In Congress As Bad As It Looks? 2) For Ray Rice, Is A Two-Game Suspension Light Punishment? 3) Rabbi: During Transition, Look Back On Accomplishments 4) Marcus Johnson Trio Offers A Musical Treat For TMM's Final Show 5) Before Final Sign Off, Michel Martin Challenges Listeners To 'Tell Me More'
  • Thursday, July 31, 2014 1:33pm
    Stories: 1) 'Africa Is Champion': Reporting From A Changing Continent 2) Mexican Journalist Hopes His Reporting Can 'Bridge The Gap' 3) Despite Progress Of LGBT Rights In U.S., Challenges Remain Abroad 4) Playing 'Crazy Eyes' Taught Actress 'It's OK To Be Just You' 5) Ghanaian Rapper Hopes To Take His 'Afropolitan Dreams' Back Home
  • Wednesday, July 30, 2014 1:33pm
    Stories: 1) Former CNN Anchor Bernard Shaw Kept Cool, But Paid The Price Of Success 2) Beauty Shop Ladies Weigh In On The Importance Of Mentors 3) When Searching For Mentors, Look 'Beyond Race' 4) Making Space For People Who Are Out Of the Spotlight
  • Tuesday, July 29, 2014 4:43pm
    Stories: 1) Poet Nikki Giovanni On Change: 'Approach It With A Smile' 2) Where Do Dads Go For Parenting Advice? 3) After 7 Years, Moms Panelists Share How They've Changed
  • Monday, July 28, 2014 1:33pm
    Stories: 1) NPR's New CEO Hopes To Improve Diversity At The Network 2) In Times Of Transition, Get Practical About Your Finances 3) Iyanla Vanzant: Clarity, Forgiveness Key To Tackling Big Transitions 4) NPR CEO Appreciates The Unique Sound Of Future's 'Look Ahead'

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Television
12:53 pm
Thu July 31, 2014

Playing 'Crazy Eyes' Taught Actress 'It's OK To Be Just You'

Uzo Aduba plays Suzanne "Crazy Eyes" Warren in Orange Is the New Black.
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Originally published on Thu July 31, 2014 7:47 pm

Uzo Aduba channels many conflicting emotions as Suzanne "Crazy Eyes" Warren on Netflix's original hit series Orange Is the New Black. The character is at once aggressive, tender, terrifying and vulnerable. That balancing act recently earned Aduba an Emmy nomination.

So it seems fitting that her full name, Uzoamaka, means "the road is good."

But she tells NPR's Michel Martin that she hasn't always been so comfortable with that name.

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World
12:53 pm
Thu July 31, 2014

Despite Progress Of LGBT Rights In U.S., Challenges Remain Abroad

Originally published on Thu July 31, 2014 1:28 pm

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Can I Just Tell You?
1:37 pm
Wed July 30, 2014

Making Space For People Who Are Out Of the Spotlight

Tell Me More host Michel Martin.
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Originally published on Thu July 31, 2014 9:02 am

A very smart person I know, a long time civil rights activist, told me once that "gratitude is overrated."

Now, I know that sounds harsh, but what I think she meant was that some people, especially, in her view, women, are too often too quick to settle for less than they deserve. She was talking about people who are so conditioned to have nothing, that they are just too happy when they get even a little.

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Education
1:37 pm
Wed July 30, 2014

When Searching For Mentors, Look 'Beyond Race'

Originally published on Wed July 30, 2014 3:21 pm

Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

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Beauty Shop
1:37 pm
Wed July 30, 2014

Beauty Shop Ladies Weigh In On The Importance Of Mentors

Originally published on Wed July 30, 2014 3:21 pm

Copyright 2014 NPR. To see more, visit http://www.npr.org/.

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