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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 Martin. Tell 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 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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Interviews
1:47 pm
Thu June 26, 2014

Lupita Nyong'o's Father On His 'Wise' Daughter, Her Rising Fame

Peter Anyang Nyong'o is a Kenyan senator. He's also the father of Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o. He talks to host Michel Martin about his own history and his family's newfound fame.

Africa
2:06 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

In Nigeria, Pressure Continues To 'Bring Back Our Girls'

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Can I Just Tell You?
2:06 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

Are We Doing Enough To Protect Our Children?

Two young girls at a U.S. Customs and Border Protection center in Nogales, Ariz.
Ross D. Franklin ASSOCIATED PRESS

I walked my kids to their first day of summer camp and we had a slight disagreement over exactly where and when I was to let them go.

My son preferred that I remain at the foot of the stairs that led into the building. And honestly, if he'd had his druthers, I think he'd have preferred that I stopped at the corner. Whereas my daughter preferred that I walk all the way up the stairs and inside the gym. Truth be told, she probably wouldn't have minded at all if I'd stayed through lunch.

I opted to ignore my son's eye-rolling and go with my daughter's preference.

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Beauty Shop
2:06 pm
Wed June 25, 2014

The Beauty Shop Ladies Remember The King Of Pop

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Parenting
12:39 pm
Tue June 24, 2014

What To Do If Your Child Is Not A Happy Camper

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Business
12:39 pm
Tue June 24, 2014

Interviewing 101: 'See Yourself As A Resource' To Employers

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Money Coach
12:39 pm
Tue June 24, 2014

First-Time Renters: 'Know What's Important To You' When Apartment Hunting

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Law
1:03 pm
Mon June 23, 2014

Central Park Five Settlement: Was Justice Served?

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Wisdom Watch
1:03 pm
Mon June 23, 2014

Hugh Masekela Reminisces On Musical Motivations, Mandela

Originally published on Wed June 25, 2014 2:33 pm

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Music
1:03 pm
Mon June 23, 2014

Anika Noni Rose Gets 'Hype' To 'Radioactive'

Originally published on Wed June 25, 2014 2:33 pm

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And finally today, it's time for the regular feature we call, In Your Ear. That's where we invite some of our guests to tell us about the top songs in their playlist. Actress Anika Noni Rose is both on Broadway and on the big screen right now. She's currently starring in "Half Of A Yellow Sun," which was filmed in Nigeria and South Africa. And she's one of the stars of the Tony-winning Broadway revival of "A Raisin In The Sun." When we caught up with her recently, she also talked about the music that lifts her spirits.

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