Tell Me More

Mornings, 10am - 11am
with Michel Martin

From the opinions of global newsmakers to listeners...personal experiences of life-changing travel...the wisdom of renowned thinkers, activists and spiritual leaders... and intimate dispatches of daily life around the world from NPR News correspondents on the ground...the NPR talk show Tell Me More brings fresh voices and perspectives to public radio.

Capturing the headlines, issues and pleasures relevant to multicultural life in America, the daily one-hour series is hosted by award-winning journalist Michel MartinTell Me More marks Martin's first role in hosting a daily program. She views it as an opportunity to focus on the stories, experiences, ideas and people important in contemporary life but often not heard.

"Tell Me More lets me bring together two longtime passions: the intimacy and warmth you experience with powerful radio and the lively, sharp debate about things going on in the world that I enjoy having with friends of diverse backgrounds. That can mean such diverse topics as immigration, gun control, the impact of shock jocks and international adoption," said Martin. "I seeTell Me More as a gathering place for dialogue about the important issues facing the country. But we also talk about the challenges and opportunities we all face living in a fast-paced, complicated society. And we are a home for conversations with NPR News' outstanding correspondents around the world, such as Ofeibea Quist-Arcton and Juan Forero."

Tell Me More focuses on the way we live, intersect and collide in a culturally diverse world. Each day's show features a variety of segments examining U.S. and international news, ideas and people; its range of topics covers politics, faith and spirituality, the family, finance, arts and culture and lifestyle.

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Commentary
11:46 am
Fri August 1, 2014

Before Final Sign Off, Michel Martin Challenges Listeners To 'Tell Me More'

Originally published on Mon August 4, 2014 3:07 pm

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Music
11:46 am
Fri August 1, 2014

Marcus Johnson Trio Offers A Musical Treat For TMM's Final Show

Originally published on Mon August 4, 2014 3:06 pm

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Faith Matters
11:46 am
Fri August 1, 2014

Rabbi: During Transition, Look Back On Accomplishments

Originally published on Mon August 4, 2014 3:06 pm

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This is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. I'm Michel Martin. Now it's time for Faith Matters. That's another part of the program that listeners have told us they very much appreciate. That's where we talk about matters of faith, religion and spirituality.

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Latin America
12:28 pm
Thu July 31, 2014

Mexican Journalist Hopes His Reporting Can 'Bridge The Gap'

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I'm Michel Martin and this is TELL ME MORE from NPR News.

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Music Interviews
11:53 am
Thu July 31, 2014

Ghanaian Rapper Hopes To Take His 'Afropolitan Dreams' Back Home

Originally published on Thu July 31, 2014 12:28 pm

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Television
11:53 am
Thu July 31, 2014

Playing 'Crazy Eyes' Taught Actress 'It's OK To Be Just You'

Uzo Aduba plays Suzanne "Crazy Eyes" Warren in Orange Is the New Black.
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Originally published on Thu July 31, 2014 6:47 pm

Uzo Aduba channels many conflicting emotions as Suzanne "Crazy Eyes" Warren on Netflix's original hit series Orange Is the New Black. The character is at once aggressive, tender, terrifying and vulnerable. That balancing act recently earned Aduba an Emmy nomination.

So it seems fitting that her full name, Uzoamaka, means "the road is good."

But she tells NPR's Michel Martin that she hasn't always been so comfortable with that name.

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World
11:53 am
Thu July 31, 2014

Despite Progress Of LGBT Rights In U.S., Challenges Remain Abroad

Originally published on Thu July 31, 2014 12:28 pm

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Can I Just Tell You?
12:20 pm
Wed July 30, 2014

Making Space For People Who Are Out Of the Spotlight

Tell Me More host Michel Martin.
Amy Ta NPR

Originally published on Thu July 31, 2014 8:02 am

A very smart person I know, a long time civil rights activist, told me once that "gratitude is overrated."

Now, I know that sounds harsh, but what I think she meant was that some people, especially, in her view, women, are too often too quick to settle for less than they deserve. She was talking about people who are so conditioned to have nothing, that they are just too happy when they get even a little.

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Education
12:20 pm
Wed July 30, 2014

When Searching For Mentors, Look 'Beyond Race'

Originally published on Wed July 30, 2014 2:21 pm

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Beauty Shop
12:20 pm
Wed July 30, 2014

Beauty Shop Ladies Weigh In On The Importance Of Mentors

Originally published on Wed July 30, 2014 2:21 pm

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