by Jenée Desmond-Harris onDecember 3, 2012
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by Edward Wyckoff Williams onOctober 30, 2011
Broderick Johnson explains his role in the Obama campaign and his wife's support for his move.
October 25, 2011
From Journal-isms: Michele Norris, co-host of NPR's All Things Considered, is taking a leave from the hosting job until after the 2012 elections.
by Jenée Desmond-Harris onOctober 24, 2011
She says her husband's new role as an Obama adviser would make it difficult for her to continue hosting All Things Considered.
October 13, 2011
Journal-isms: Looking for some good fall reads? Richard Prince has you covered.
November 24, 2010
David Wilson was a plaintiff in the 2004 court decision that legalized same-sex marriage in Massachusetts. Wilson's journey toward the landmark case began 10 years earlier when he lost his first partner, Ron Loso, to a heart attack. Wilson shared his story in a recording for the national oral-history archive StoryCorps.
Hear the recording below and read NPR anchor Michele Norris' essay on discovering her own family's history.
by Michele Norris onNovember 21, 2010
The day after turkey is the National Day of Listening -- and an opportunity to record precious family stories, says NPR's Michele Norris.
November 13, 2010
The network has taken steps to address concerns raised by journalists of color by hiring a second African American on-air reporter, Alex P. Kellogg.
by John McWhorter onNovember 5, 2010
Our elders simply moved on when met with racism and tragedy. That's why it's so tough, yet so important, to get them to open up now about the past.
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