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

Gymnast Gabrielle Douglas, showing off her gold medal in the women's individual all-around competition last week. Julie Jacobson/AP hide caption

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William Raspberry celebrates after it was announced that he won the 1994 Pulitzer Prize for commentary. Denis Paquin/AP hide caption

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Chuck Brown, known as the "Godfather of Go-Go," in 1987. David Corio/Redferns hide caption

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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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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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