July 31, 2014 Around the world, it can still be very hard to live as an openly gay man. Host Michel Martin learns more from two LGBT activists: Jamaican Maurice Tomlinson and Nigerian Bisi Alimi.
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July 31, 2014 Tell Me More has been dedicated to covering stories from Africa. Host Michel Martin speaks to NPR's Africa correspondent Ofeibea Quist-Arcton about reporting on the changing continent.
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July 31, 2014 Cooking dinner, having sex and going to the bathroom are three of the riskiest things you can do in many parts of the world.
July 25, 2014 Republican Congressman Paul Ryan has a new plan to address poverty. Host Michel Martin talks with commentators Corey Ealons and Ron Christie about it and other political stories of the week.
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Noah Hawley (left) and Warren Littlefield, executive producers of the FX series Fargo, speak at the Television Critics Association's summer press tour.
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July 24, 2014 From being mistaken for Randy Jackson to confronting network executives about diversity issues, TV critic Eric Deggans runs down highlights of the two-week blizzard of parties and press conferences.
July 22, 2014 As Gaza, Ukraine and Syria trend on Twitter, has social media changed the way conflicts are covered? Host Michel Martin finds out from reporter Anne Barnard and Peter Bouckaert of Human Rights Watch.
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July 21, 2014 Nearly 300 people died after a Malaysian Airlines plane crashed near the Russian-Ukrainian border. European security expert F. Stephen Larrabee explains what this might mean for the volatile region.
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July 20, 2014 James Garner, star of classic TV shows Maverick and The Rockford Files, died Saturday at age 86. TV critic Eric Deggans says he pioneered playing a new character: the "unhero."
Actress Viola Davis speaks about her new ABC show How to Get Away with Murder at the Television Critics Association's summer press tour in Los Angeles.
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July 16, 2014 This fall, ABC will offer its most ethnically diverse slate of new shows in recent memory. But getting people to talk freely about why that's happened is still difficult.
An album cover for Lee S. Roberts and J. Will Callahan's 1917 song "Ching Chong."
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July 14, 2014 Spoiler alert: Like many bad things in life, some of the first usages of the slur that we could find are from children's rhymes.
July 14, 2014 As Central American kids continue to arrive across the U.S. border, there are many questions over the law. President Obama wants it overhauled. Republicans say they can't trust him to enforce the law.
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Firefighters in Chicago hose down the scene of a shooting last fall where several people, including a toddler, were shot.
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July 12, 2014 Chicago's July 4th weekend was an especially bloody one. It was covered like another grim day. But the way we look at shootings in that city obscures the complexity of its tragedies.
July 9, 2014 The U.S. wedding industry generates more than $53 billion each year. But many couples' desire to have an expensive wedding might be keeping them from getting married. The Beauty Shop ladies weigh in.
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July 9, 2014 A federal judge gave preliminary approval to a concussion settlement involving thousands of former NFL players. Host Michel Martin learns more about what it could mean for players and the game.
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A customer stands at the counter at Unitransfer, a money transfer company at the Little Haiti neighborhood in Miami, Fla.
July 9, 2014 The giant remittances economy has been expanding for years. Facing tighter regulations, big banks are nixing services that let people send money across borders.
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