Michele Norris http://publicradioeast.org en '12 Years A Slave' Screenwriter Talks Grit, Grace And Survival http://publicradioeast.org/post/12-years-screenwriter-talks-resistance-grace-and-survival Was screenwriter John Ridley a bit nervous the night before this year's Academy Award nominations were announced? Thu, 27 Feb 2014 18:25:00 +0000 Michele Norris 35300 at http://publicradioeast.org '12 Years A Slave' Screenwriter Talks Grit, Grace And Survival For King's Adviser, Fulfilling The Dream 'Cannot Wait' http://publicradioeast.org/post/kings-adviser-fulfilling-dream-cannot-wait <em>For the month of August, </em>Morning Edition<em> and The Race Card Project are looking back at a seminal moment in civil rights history: the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his iconic "I Have a Dream Speech" Aug. 28, 1963. Wed, 28 Aug 2013 07:34:00 +0000 Michele Norris 22021 at http://publicradioeast.org For King's Adviser, Fulfilling The Dream 'Cannot Wait' Clarence B. Jones: A Guiding Hand Behind 'I Have A Dream' http://publicradioeast.org/post/clarence-b-jones-guiding-hand-behind-i-have-dream <em>For the month of August, </em>Morning Edition<em> and The Race Card Project are looking back at a seminal moment in civil rights history: the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his iconic "I Have a Dream Speech" Aug. 28, 1963. Tue, 27 Aug 2013 07:00:00 +0000 Michele Norris 21937 at http://publicradioeast.org Clarence B. Jones: A Guiding Hand Behind 'I Have A Dream' Two Officers, Black And White, On Walking The '63 March Beat http://publicradioeast.org/post/two-officers-black-and-white-walking-63-march-beat <em>For the month of August, </em>Morning Edition<em> and The Race Card Project are looking back at a seminal moment in civil rights history: the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his iconic "I Have a Dream Speech" Aug. 28, 1963. Mon, 26 Aug 2013 07:40:00 +0000 Michele Norris 21863 at http://publicradioeast.org Two Officers, Black And White, On Walking The '63 March Beat At 1963 March, A Face In The Crowd Became A Poster Child http://publicradioeast.org/post/1963-march-face-crowd-became-poster-child <em>For the month of August, </em>Morning Edition<em> and The Race Card Project are looking back at a seminal moment in civil rights history: the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his iconic "I Have a Dream Speech" on Aug. 28, 1963. Wed, 21 Aug 2013 07:02:00 +0000 Michele Norris 21490 at http://publicradioeast.org At 1963 March, A Face In The Crowd Became A Poster Child Determined To Reach 1963 March, Teen Used Thumb And Feet http://publicradioeast.org/post/determined-reach-1963-march-teen-used-thumb-and-feet <em>For the month of August, </em>Morning Edition<em> and The Race Card Project are looking back at a seminal moment in civil rights history: The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., delivered his iconic "I Have A Dream Speech" on Aug. 28, 1963. Wed, 14 Aug 2013 06:59:00 +0000 Michele Norris 20979 at http://publicradioeast.org Determined To Reach 1963 March, Teen Used Thumb And Feet To Join '63 March On Washington: 'Like Climbing A Mountain' http://publicradioeast.org/post/join-63-march-washington-climbing-mountain <em>For the Month of August, </em>Morning Edition<em> and The Race Card Project are looking back at a seminal moment in civil rights history: The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., delivered his iconic "I Have A Dream Speech" on Aug. 28, 1963. </em><em>Approximately 250,000 people</em><em> descended on the nation's capitol from all over the country for the mass demonstration. Mon, 05 Aug 2013 07:24:00 +0000 Michele Norris 20268 at http://publicradioeast.org To Join '63 March On Washington: 'Like Climbing A Mountain' The Mix: Songs Inspired By The Civil Rights Movement http://publicradioeast.org/post/mix-songs-inspired-civil-rights-movement <em><strong>This audio is not currently available.</strong></em><p>The civil rights movement captured the nation's attention in 1963, and musicians proved no exception. Tue, 09 Jul 2013 19:32:00 +0000 Michele Norris 18244 at http://publicradioeast.org The Mix: Songs Inspired By The Civil Rights Movement A Daughter's Struggle To Overcome A Legacy Of Segregation http://publicradioeast.org/post/daughters-struggle-overcome-legacy-segregation <em>As we head into the summer months, NPR is looking back to the summer of 1963, a momentous year in civil rights history. As part of NPR's partnership with </em><em><a href="http://theracecardproject.com/" target="_blank"><em>The Race Card Project</em></a>, </em><em>which asks people to distill their thoughts on race to six words, Host/Special Correspondent Michele Norris is asking people who were on the front lines of history to share their memories and their thoughts on race in America today. </em><p>The legacy of the late Alabama Gov. Tue, 11 Jun 2013 07:18:00 +0000 Michele Norris 16125 at http://publicradioeast.org A Daughter's Struggle To Overcome A Legacy Of Segregation Living In Two Worlds, But With Just One Language http://publicradioeast.org/post/living-two-worlds-just-one-language <em>NPR continues its conversations about <a href="http://theracecardproject.com/" target="_blank">The Race Card Project</a>, where NPR Host/Special Correspondent Michele Norris asks people to send in six-word stories about race and culture. Thu, 23 May 2013 07:05:00 +0000 Michele Norris 14681 at http://publicradioeast.org Living In Two Worlds, But With Just One Language For A Black Doctor, Building Trust By Slowing Down http://publicradioeast.org/post/black-doctor-building-trust-slowing-down <em>It may be hard to imagine that people can distill their thoughts on a topic as complicated as race into just six words. But thousands of people have done just that for The Race Card Project, in which NPR host/special correspondent Michele Norris invites people to send in their microstories about race and cultural identity. Wed, 01 May 2013 07:14:00 +0000 Michele Norris 12967 at http://publicradioeast.org For A Black Doctor, Building Trust By Slowing Down Host ProFile: 'The Single Most Important Thing I Do Is Listen.' http://publicradioeast.org/post/host-profile-single-most-important-thing-i-do-listen <strong><a href="http://www.sixthandi.org/EventDetails.aspx?evntID=1007&dispDt=3/14/2013%207:00:00%20PM" target="_blank"></a>My name... </strong><em>Michele Norris<br /></em><strong>NPR employee since...</strong><em> October 2002<br /></em><strong>Public radio listener since... </strong><em>I grew up as a prisoner of public radio. I've been listening since I was a kid. Wed, 13 Mar 2013 21:38:00 +0000 Michele Norris 9334 at http://publicradioeast.org Host ProFile: 'The Single Most Important Thing I Do Is Listen.' March Kids' Book Club Pick: 'The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz' http://publicradioeast.org/post/march-kids-book-club-pick-wonderful-wizard-oz Our next book club adventure takes us on a journey that is familiar to people across generations: We will be taking a trip down the yellow brick road with <em>The Wonderful Wizard of Oz,</em> first published in 1900. Thu, 28 Feb 2013 22:20:00 +0000 Michele Norris 8354 at http://publicradioeast.org March Kids' Book Club Pick: 'The Wonderful Wizard Of Oz' A Young Artist Finds Solace In Creatures Of The Sea And Sky http://publicradioeast.org/post/young-artist-finds-solace-creatures-sea-and-sky In February, NPR's <a href="http://www.npr.org/series/141728003/nprs-back-seat-book-club">Backseat Book Club</a> read a novel about a troubled kid who finds both strength and solace in the artwork of the renowned naturalist John James Audubon. The novel, <a href="http://www.npr.org/2013/02/25/172877128/with-audobons-help-beat-up-kid-is-okay-for-now"><em>Okay for Now</em> by Gary D. Schmidt</a><em>,</em> takes place in 1968 in a little town in upstate New York where middle-schooler Doug Swietek is drowning in life's complications. Thu, 28 Feb 2013 22:01:00 +0000 Michele Norris 8355 at http://publicradioeast.org A Young Artist Finds Solace In Creatures Of The Sea And Sky