May 31, 2012 When it comes to out-of-pocket costs for health care, 42 percent of Hispanics say they're a "very serious" problem, according to a recent NPR poll. The finding runs counter to the widespread impression that African-Americans are worst-off when it comes to the cost and quality of health care.
April 30, 2012 Hosted by Michel Martin, NPR's Tell Me More brings fresh voices and perspectives to public radio. The weekday one-hour program captures the headlines, issues and pleasures relevant to multicultural life in America. Join us in congratulating the program for five successful years on-air- and many more to come.
April 16, 2012 First Lady Michelle Obama disagreed with Tell Me More host Michel Martin's premise that her life in the White House is stressful. She said she gets to work on the issues she cares about and suggested she's surrounded by many supportive people who care for her family. It's President Obama who has the stress, she said, though adding that he handles it well.
November 18, 2011 Through his interview with Tell Me More's Michel Martin and his new book, former lobbyist Jack Abramoff is obviously hoping his past makes him a credible voice for change in the corrupt ways of Washington.
August 29, 2011 In a changing America, when is it useful to describe a racial or ethnic group as a minority? Help us follow NPR over the coming months.
August 3, 2011 Why can't NPR release unedited interviews? Plus: the case of the missing email.
August 1, 2011 A Tell Me More segment on abortion in the African American community raised questions about editing for time and fairness.
July 6, 2011 NPR's coverage of the Strauss-Kahn case was restrained, but begs a broader discussion. Should the news media identify alleged rape victims and is the public treatment of prisoners right?
May 26, 2011 Kathy Hochul, the Democrat who won an upset victory for a long-held GOP House seat in New York, appreciates not just the voters but Rep. Paul Ryan, the Wisconsin Republican whose controversial Medicare proposal allowed her to put her GOP opponent on the defensive.
January 15, 2010 When the earthquake hit Haiti at 4:53 p.m. on Jan. 12, no news organization was prepared to cover Haiti's biggest quake in two centuries. Here's a behind-the-scenes look at what NPR did when the quake news broke 53 minutes into the first hour of A...