Tell Me More

Weekdays 1-2 p.m.
Michel Martin

Grounded in lively interviewing and compelling storytelling, Tell Me More seeks to present diverse new voices, cross borders, challenge conventional wisdom and discover how other people think.

Tell Me More airs its final broadcast on 8/1/14 from the NPR studio. 
NPR's On Point will take over this time slot on 8/4/14.

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Health
9:15 am
Mon December 2, 2013

Black Churches And HIV: 'Sex Is A Reality ... We Gotta Deal With It'

African-Americans are the racial group most affected by HIV in the U.S., and many black churches are stepping in to do something about it. Pastor Timothy Sloan of Texas talks with host Michel Martin about destigmatizing the disease from the pulpit.

Books
9:29 am
Wed November 27, 2013

A Year Inside The New York Jets

Originally published on Thu November 28, 2013 6:17 am

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Music Interviews
9:20 am
Wed November 27, 2013

John Legend On Marriage, Music And 'Genius' Kanye West

Originally published on Mon December 2, 2013 9:27 am

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I'm Michel Martin and this is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. My next guest needs little introduction because John Legend is, at a young age, already an R&B legend. His musicianship, impeccable phrasing, versatility and buttery sound have earned him nine Grammy awards. But it's been a while since he's delivered a solo. But now he's back with a new disc of original material titled "Love in the Future."

(SOUNDBITE OF SONG, "ALL OF ME")

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Around the Nation
9:20 am
Wed November 27, 2013

Tell Me More Hosts 'Friendsgiving'

Originally published on Thu November 28, 2013 6:17 am

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Religion
8:42 am
Wed November 27, 2013

How Hannukah Got Americanized

Originally published on Wed November 27, 2013 9:03 am

Contrary to what some Americans believe, Hanukkah traditionally isn't one of the most important holidays in the Jewish calendar. Host Michel Martin speaks with Dianne Ashton, author of the book Hanukkah in America, about how and why the holiday has gained more importance in this country over the decades.

Technology
8:39 am
Wed November 27, 2013

A Day In The Life: Blacks At The Cutting Edge Of Innovation

NPR Staff

Originally published on Mon December 16, 2013 10:17 am

NPR's Tell Me More is again using social media to reach out to a new community of leaders — this time, to recognize black innovators in technology. African-Americans represent just 5 percent of America's scientists and engineers, according to a 2010 study by the National Science Foundation.

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Middle East
8:28 am
Wed November 27, 2013

Iranian Expats: Iranian State 'Not A Monolith'

The United States, along with five other world powers, has signed an agreement with Iran over its controversial nuclear program. What do Iranian expatriates in America think of the deal, which would temporarily ease western sanctions? Host Michel Martin speaks to human rights activist Sussan Tahmasebi and writer Roya Hakakian.

Barbershop
8:02 am
Wed November 27, 2013

Barbershop Guys Take Time To Listen (For A Change!)

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Music
7:58 am
Wed November 27, 2013

Music Is Motivation For Olympian John Carlos

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Music Interviews
7:56 am
Wed November 27, 2013

Blitz The Ambassador: Fighting Against Invisibility

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