Omar Wasow founded BlackPlanet, one of the earliest social networks, but isn't as widely recognized as the founders of Facebook or Myspace.
December 20, 2013 In the years since BlackPlanet launched, Tom Anderson sold Myspace to News Corp. for hundreds of millions of dollars. Mark Zuckerberg's Facebook has become a household name. But nobody seems to remember tech success Omar Wasow. How can that be?
September 14, 2013 On Monday, Sept. 16, at 2 p.m. ET, join NPR Tell Me More host Michel Martin for a Google+ On-Air Hangout centered on Latinos' use of social media.
August 28, 2013 To commemorate 50 years since the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, NPR and Member Stations deep-dive into the March's legacy and spark new dialogue around contemporary social movements.
July 29, 2013 The Center for Immigration Studies is happy to court controversy in the current debate over immigration. The influential Washington think tank favors greater immigration restrictions. But when a Morning Edition story called the group "decidedly right-wing," it rightfully objected.
July 21, 2013 You may need some napkins for this one. Today we all scream for what may be the coolest holiday of the year, National Ice Cream Day.
Use #NPRAspen to share your ideas about improving education and learning.
July 1, 2013 Is America still the land of opportunity? On July 1 and 2, Tell Me More is addressing this question with two live broadcasts from the 2013 Aspen Ideas Festival in Colorado and wants you to join the conversation in a live Twitter chat around education and opportunity in America.
June 21, 2013 Spanish flamenco singer Buika shared her perspective on heritage and the key to her music in an interview with Tell Me More Host Michel Martin. And showed NPR a little amour as well.
June 10, 2013 It's been six years since Grammy Award-winning R&B artist Chrisette Michele came out with her hit single "Be Okay," and she's back with a new record. She spoke with Tell Me More about the album, Better, and couldn't resist showing her love for NPR on the way out. Now what's better than that?
June 6, 2013 Celebrity chef and Bravo reality TV star Roblé Ali stopped by NPR's New York Bureau to talk to Tell Me More guest host Celeste Headlee to talk about his cooking, catering and staying skinny.
May 9, 2013 Tina Gordon Chism's directorial debut Peeples opens in theaters tomorrow, and she came in to tell Tell Me More's Michel Martin about its real-life familiar premise: meeting your significant other's family for the first time. On her way out, she took a minute to show some love for NPR.
April 8, 2013 R&B musician Brian McKnight came by to talk to Tell Me More host Michel Martin about his evolving songwriting process and his feeling that he's made too many albums.
March 6, 2013 Comedian Russell Peters spoke to NPR guest host Celeste Headlee for an interview on Tell Me More. And while he tells us that he gets his news from the The Daily Show, Peters makes a headline today for his NPR love.
February 18, 2013 Reginald Hudlin produced Quentin Tarantino's Django Unchained, and talked with Tell Me More guest host Celeste Headlee about the changing film industry. On his way out, he showed us some NPR love.
January 30, 2013 Al Roker, popular weatherman for NBC's Today show, has a new book called Never Goin' Back. He stopped by NPR NY to talk with Tell Me More Host Michel Martin about the motivation behind his latest project and spread some sunshine with his infectious smile and NPR love.
January 21, 2013 Nashville-based gosepl singer Vicki Yohe recently stopped by NPR for a performance chat with Tell Me More Host Michel Martin. After performing a few of her popular sings, Yohe took to the 88 keys to showed her love for NPR.
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