The Race Card Project: Six-Word Essays NPR's partnership with The Race Card Project explores a different kind of conversation about race. People think about their experiences and distill them to one six-word sentence. Thousands of people have shared their six-word stories and every so often NPR Host/Special Correspondent Michele Norris will dip into the trove of stories to explore issues surrounding race and cultural identity for Morning Edition.

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Living In Two Worlds, But With Just One Language

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For A Black Doctor, Building Trust By Slowing Down

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When You're Mixed Race, Just One Box Is Not Enough

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Six Words: Ask Who I Am, Not What

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