Thursday

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History

Digging Deeper On African American Leaders

You might think you know all there is to know about Martin Luther King Jr. But author Andrea Davis Pinkney digs deeper. She talks with host Michel Martin about her award-winning book, Hand in Hand: Ten Black Men Who Changed America.

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Wednesday

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Beauty Shop

Do We Still Need A Women's Movement?

100 years ago, thousands of women marched on Washington D.C. to demand the right to vote. Host Michel Martin asks the Beauty Shop ladies about that moment in history, and where the women's rights movement stands today.

Do We Still Need A Women's Movement?
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Friday

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BackTalk

Who Should We Honor On Presidents' Day?

Tell Me More host Michel Martin and editor Ammad Omar crack open the listener inbox. This week, they clear up a Presidents' Day misunderstanding, and see if the idea of Legos for girls really has legs.

Who Should We Honor On Presidents' Day?
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Thursday

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Music

Singer Lea Gimore On Musicals That Move Her

Baltimore musician Lea Gilmore's love of gospel, blues and jazz has made her a name as far away as Siberia. For Tell Me More's 'In Your Ear' series, Gilmore shares songs from the musicals that really inspire her.

Singer Lea Gimore On Musicals That Move Her
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Wednesday

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Books

Discovering Sexuality Through Teen Lit

In Benjamin Alire Saenz's Aristotle and Dante Discover the Secrets of the Universe, the titular characters are Mexican-American loners trying to find their place in the world; they end up finding each other in the process.

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Music That You Can 'Write' To

LGBT rights advocate Andy Marra has a knack for writing. When she needs the right vibe, she turns to musical group Bon Iver. For Tell Me More's 'In Your Ear' series, Marra shares why the song 'Holocene' is perfect to write to.

Music That You Can 'Write' To
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