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Digital Life

Latino Rebels: Getting Stories From The Ground Up

Latinos are making a mark in American media, but a new blog is giving power to the people, not the pundits. Guest host Celeste Headlee talks to Julio Ricardo Varela about the mission behind his Latino Rebels blog.

Latino Rebels: Getting Stories From The Ground Up
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Wednesday

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Education

MacArthur 'Genius' On Grit, Self Control And Success

Host Michel Martin speaks with psychologist Angela Duckworth, who was named a MacArthur "Genius" Fellow today. Duckworth's research shows how grit and self-control can predict future life success.

MacArthur 'Genius' On Grit, Self Control And Success
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Music

Syleena Johnson And Musiq Soulchild, Making Music In Nine Days

Take two R&B heavyweights with a love of reggae, put them in the studio for nine days, and what do you get? Host Michel Martin speaks with Musiq Soulchild and Syleena Johnson about their new albumm 9INE.

Syleena Johnson And Musiq Soulchild, Making Music In Nine Days
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Tuesday

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U.S.

Frustrated Adoptive Parents Turn To Online 'Exchanges'

An investigative report by Reuters reveals an online haven where frustrated adoptive parents can hand off children to strangers with virtually no oversight. Investigative reporter Megan Twohey speaks with host Michel Martin about the findings.

Frustrated Adoptive Parents Turn To Online 'Exchanges'
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All Tech Considered

How To Spot And Outfake Bogus Twitter Followers

You may want to think twice before bragging about all of those Twitter followers you've racked up. Apps and websites help figure out which followers are real, fake and "inactive" users.

How To Spot And Outfake Bogus Twitter Followers
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Code Switch

Meet Armando, Sesame Street's Newest Neighbor

Armando, also known as Mando, is played by Puerto Rico-born actor Ismael Cruz Cordova. The young actor speaks with host Michel Martin about his role on Sesame Street and the show's new focus on Hispanic heritage.

Meet Armando, Sesame Street's Newest Neighbor
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Arts & Life

'House Of Lies' Star Don Cheadle On How To Make It In Hollywood

Well-known for his roles in the Oscar-nominated films Hotel Rwanda and Flight, Don Cheadle is now up for an Emmy for the TV series House of Lies. He joins Tell Me More to talk about his love of acting, and how he'll know when to call it quits.

'House Of Lies' Star Don Cheadle On How To Make It In Hollywood
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Around the Nation

Is Nina Davuluri 'American Enough' To Be Miss America?

When Nina Davuluri won the Miss America pageant this past weekend, some people on Twitter said she wasn't "American enough." Host Michel Martin speaks to Davuluri about her title and the reaction to it.

Is Nina Davuluri 'American Enough' To Be Miss America?
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Beauty Shop

What Does 'American' Beauty Look Like?

The new Miss America, Nina Davuluri, has been getting a lot of attention — but not all of it is positive. Host Michel Martin speaks with the ladies of the Beauty Shop about the pageant, and the idea of American beauty.

What Does 'American' Beauty Look Like?
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U.S.

Latinos 'Not Just A Chapter In U.S. History'

The new PBS series Latino Americans takes a look at the 500 year history of Hispanics in North America, and how it's shaped their identities today. Host Michel Martin speaks with award-winning filmmaker Adriana Bosch about the series.

Latinos 'Not Just A Chapter In U.S. History'
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