Michele Norris http://wrvo.org en For King's Adviser, Fulfilling The Dream 'Cannot Wait' http://wrvo.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 43288 at http://wrvo.org For King's Adviser, Fulfilling The Dream 'Cannot Wait' Clarence B. Jones: A Guiding Hand Behind 'I Have A Dream' http://wrvo.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 43232 at http://wrvo.org Clarence B. Jones: A Guiding Hand Behind 'I Have A Dream' Two Officers, Black And White, On Walking The '63 March Beat http://wrvo.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 43181 at http://wrvo.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://wrvo.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 42930 at http://wrvo.org At 1963 March, A Face In The Crowd Became A Poster Child Determined To Reach 1963 March, Teen Used Thumb And Feet http://wrvo.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 42595 at http://wrvo.org Determined To Reach 1963 March, Teen Used Thumb And Feet To Join '63 March On Washington: 'Like Climbing A Mountain' http://wrvo.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 42102 at http://wrvo.org To Join '63 March On Washington: 'Like Climbing A Mountain' A Daughter's Struggle To Overcome A Legacy Of Segregation http://wrvo.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 39327 at http://wrvo.org A Daughter's Struggle To Overcome A Legacy Of Segregation Living In Two Worlds, But With Just One Language http://wrvo.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 08:38:00 +0000 Michele Norris 38298 at http://wrvo.org Living In Two Worlds, But With Just One Language For A Black Doctor, Building Trust By Slowing Down http://wrvo.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 37084 at http://wrvo.org For A Black Doctor, Building Trust By Slowing Down How 'Black Beauty' Changed The Way We See Horses http://wrvo.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 28522 at http://wrvo.org How 'Black Beauty' Changed The Way We See Horses 'The Atlantic' Remembers Its Civil War Stories http://wrvo.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 10689 at http://wrvo.org 'The Atlantic' Remembers Its Civil War Stories Fed Sticks With Record Low Interest Rates http://wrvo.org/post/fed-sticks-record-low-interest-rates The Federal Reserve Board of Governors met Tuesday and announced that interest rates will likely remain at record lows for two more years. The action by the Fed was aimed at calming nervous investors. Tue, 09 Aug 2011 19:00:00 +0000 Michele Norris 4640 at http://wrvo.org