On Being

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On Being opens up the animating questions at the center of human life: What does it mean to be human, and how do we want to live? We explore these questions in their richness and complexity in 21st-century lives and endeavors. We pursue wisdom and moral imagination as much as knowledge; we esteem nuance and poetry as much as fact.

Letterman Lets It Go

Apr 4, 2014

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I'm Michel Martin and this is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. Now it's time for our weekly visit to the Barbershop where the guys talk about what's in the news and what's on their minds.

Movie lovers probably already know Anthony Mackie from supporting but meaty roles in the Oscar-winning films 8 Mile, Million Dollar Baby and The Hurt Locker. But now he heads to the Marvel Universe in the new action film Captain America: The Winter Soldier. Mackie plays the Falcon, also known as Sam Wilson, a former military paratrooper skilled in air combat. He teams up with Captain America to face the legendary assassin known as the Winter Soldier.

Finding Peace After Genocide

Apr 4, 2014

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Microaggressions: Be Careful What You Say

Apr 3, 2014

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How 'Soul Train' Shaped A Generation

Apr 3, 2014

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I'm Michel Martin and this is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. Now we're going to take a trip down memory lane or we should probably say down the soul train line.

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Tell Me More kicks off its annual ode to poetry month with the Muses and Metaphor series.

Throughout April we'll feature Twitter poems submitted by NPR fans and hear from poets and writers from all over the country.

But to shake things up, regular contributors to Tell Me More's Beauty Shop, Barbershop and Political Chats are also trying their hands at verses and rhymes while following the submissions on Twitter.

Hill Harper Moves To 'Fire And Desire'

Mar 31, 2014

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Stories From The U.S.-Mexico Border

Mar 31, 2014

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West Africans Worried About Ebola Outbreak

Mar 28, 2014

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The new film Cesar Chavez brings to life the famed civil rights leader, who organized farm laborers and fought to secure a living wage and better working conditions in the fields. He founded the United Farm Workers union in California in 1962, and his work inspired millions of people in the U.S. and internationally. Actor Michael Peña, who plays Chavez, spoke with Tell Me More host Michel Martin about how he prepared for the role and what it meant to him and his family.

Boxed In, Then Leaving NFL At Age 26

Mar 27, 2014

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Decoding College Financial Aid

Mar 25, 2014

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Beating Video Sparks Discipline Debate

Mar 25, 2014

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Why Alzheimer's Hits Women Harder

Mar 25, 2014

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