Michele Norris http://wcbe.org en Six Words: 'You've Got To Be Taught' Intolerance http://wcbe.org/post/six-words-youve-got-be-taught-intolerance <em>NPR continues a series of conversations about </em><a href="http://theracecardproject.com/">The Race Card Project</a>, <em>where thousands of people have submitted their thoughts on race and cultural identity in six words. Every so often, NPR Host/Special Correspondent Michele Norris will dip into those six-word stories to explore issues surrounding race and cultural identity for </em>Morning Edition<em>.</em><p>"You've Got to Be Carefully Taught". Mon, 19 May 2014 07:21:00 +0000 Michele Norris 56225 at http://wcbe.org Six Words: 'You've Got To Be Taught' Intolerance The Mix: Songs Inspired By The Civil Rights Movement http://wcbe.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. Wed, 28 Aug 2013 14:35:09 +0000 Michele Norris 42097 at http://wcbe.org The Mix: Songs Inspired By The Civil Rights Movement For King's Adviser, Fulfilling The Dream 'Cannot Wait' http://wcbe.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 42078 at http://wcbe.org For King's Adviser, Fulfilling The Dream 'Cannot Wait' Clarence B. Jones: A Guiding Hand Behind 'I Have A Dream' http://wcbe.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 42010 at http://wcbe.org Clarence B. Jones: A Guiding Hand Behind 'I Have A Dream' Two Officers, Black And White, On Walking The '63 March Beat http://wcbe.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 41946 at http://wcbe.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://wcbe.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 41650 at http://wcbe.org At 1963 March, A Face In The Crowd Became A Poster Child Determined To Reach 1963 March, Teen Used Thumb And Feet http://wcbe.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 41253 at http://wcbe.org Determined To Reach 1963 March, Teen Used Thumb And Feet To Join '63 March On Washington: 'Like Climbing A Mountain' http://wcbe.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 40633 at http://wcbe.org To Join '63 March On Washington: 'Like Climbing A Mountain' A Daughter's Struggle To Overcome A Legacy Of Segregation http://wcbe.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 37321 at http://wcbe.org A Daughter's Struggle To Overcome A Legacy Of Segregation Living In Two Worlds, But With Just One Language http://wcbe.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 36161 at http://wcbe.org Living In Two Worlds, But With Just One Language For A Black Doctor, Building Trust By Slowing Down http://wcbe.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 34825 at http://wcbe.org For A Black Doctor, Building Trust By Slowing Down How 'Black Beauty' Changed The Way We See Horses http://wcbe.org/post/how-black-beauty-changed-way-we-see-horses <a href="http://www.npr.org/series/141728003/nprs-back-seat-book-club" target="_blank">NPR's Backseat Book Club</a> is back! And we begin this round of reading adventures with a cherished classic: <em>Black Beauty</em> by Anna Sewell. Generations of children and adults have loved this book. Fri, 02 Nov 2012 19:16:00 +0000 Michele Norris 25287 at http://wcbe.org How 'Black Beauty' Changed The Way We See Horses 'The Atlantic' Remembers Its Civil War Stories http://wcbe.org/post/atlantic-remembers-its-civil-war-stories Today it is widely understood that slavery is a stain on American history — indelible and regrettable. But on the 150th anniversary of the beginning of the Civil War, <a href="http://www.theatlantic.com/special-report/civil-war">a new issue</a> of <em>The Atlantic</em> magazine reaches back to a time when this matter wasn't yet settled, and monumental questions were still up in the air: Would slavery continue? Would America remain united?<p>The magazine was founded by a group of prominent writers, including Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, Ralph Waldo Emerson and Henry David Thoreau. Mon, 05 Dec 2011 22:17:00 +0000 Michele Norris 1331 at http://wcbe.org 'The Atlantic' Remembers Its Civil War Stories