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
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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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Like It Or Not, Diversity Isn't Going Anywhere

Dealing with diversity can be a challenge. But Tell Me More host Michel Martin explains why Americans can and must rise to that challenge for the country to move forward.

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

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Sparking A Better Political Discourse

In her weekly commentary, host Michel Martin wonders what it would take to make debate more civil and relevant to the issues that should inform presidential campaigns.

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