Can I Just Tell You?

Can I Just Tell You?Can I Just Tell You?

NPR's Michel Martin gives a distinct take on news and issues

Dealing with diversity is kind of like swimming, says host Michel Martin. The water may be cold, but sometimes, you just have to jump in. PhotoInc hide caption

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Michel Martin in Tell Me More's studio. NPR hide caption

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Alex, one of the kids who struggles with bullies in Lee Hirsch's documentary Bully. Weinstein Co. hide caption

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The Washington Post's March 9 edition had two stories, side by side, of two very different men. Amy Ta /NPR hide caption

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Caring for elderly parents can bear heavy financial and emotional costs. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Tell Me More follows its Black History Month memoir series with a series on biographies for Women's History Month. Amy Ta hide caption

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Nineteenth century bilboes typically found on slave ships are displayed at the Smithsonian's new exhibit: "Slavery at Jefferson's Monticello: Paradox of Liberty." Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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What happens to a few folks very often is a prelude to what will happen to the many. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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The statue shows King emerging from a stone extracted from a mountain. Amy Ta/NPR hide caption

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How can Americans make political debates more civil and relevant to the issues at stake? iStockphoto.com hide caption

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The protest spirit managed to sneak into the Martin household during a recent holiday dinner. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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Sgt. Jonathan Madonna and Spc. Michael Schumm were wounded in Iraq. They were awarded the Purple Heart in May 2007. Brendan Smialowski/Getty Images hide caption

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Many recent graduates are struggling to find their way through today's tough economic landscape. iStockphoto.com hide caption

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