February 1, 2011 Throughout February, Tell Me More is airing reflections on Black History Month from program guests and NPR staffers. First on deck is NPR Weekend Edition host Scott Simon. He says baseball legend Jackie Robinson was more than just a jock, he was an American hero.
January 31, 2011 In her weekly commentary, host Michel Martin kicks off the program's February series focused on Black History Month. She notes the similarities between uprisings in the Middle East and the so-called "Great Migration" of 5 million Southern blacks in the U.S. fleeing to other parts of the nation.