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10:09 am
Fri June 14, 2013

Orthodox Jews Gear Up For First Women Leaders

Originally published on Fri June 14, 2013 10:24 am

Breaking the norms of faith isn't always easy — especially for Orthodox Jews. But Ruth Balinsky Friedman wants to take up the traditionally male-dominated role of faith leader. She speaks with host Michel Martin about what a woman can bring to the position.

NPR Story
10:09 am
Fri June 14, 2013

Decades Later, Her Fans Prove Buika's Teacher Was Wrong

Originally published on Fri June 14, 2013 10:24 am

Host Michel Martin and editor Ammad Omar open up the listener inbox for backtalk. This week, there's a lot of love for Spanish singer Buika.

Politics
12:57 pm
Thu June 13, 2013

Is Immigration Reform Really Going Anywhere?

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Music Interviews
12:27 pm
Thu June 13, 2013

Flamenco Sensation Buika Embraces Her 'Animal' Voice

Buika blends flamenco with African rhythms, jazz, blues and soul.
Javi Rojo

Originally published on Thu June 13, 2013 3:20 pm

Spanish flamenco singer Concha Buika says the key to her music is singing with a "beautiful idea" and "really big desire." Born on the Spanish island of Majorca to parents who fled their home in Equatorial Guinea, Buika performs music that transcends boundaries of language and race.

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10:54 am
Thu June 13, 2013

Mau Mau Settlement: How Much Cash Fixes The Past?

Originally published on Thu June 13, 2013 12:57 pm

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10:54 am
Thu June 13, 2013

Hacktivists: Heroes Or, Well, Hacks?

Originally published on Thu June 13, 2013 12:57 pm

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NPR Story
10:54 am
Thu June 13, 2013

Tell Me More Wants Your Dream

Originally published on Thu June 13, 2013 12:57 pm

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NPR Story
10:32 am
Wed June 12, 2013

50 Years Of Remembering Medgar Evers, His Widow Reflects

Originally published on Wed June 12, 2013 10:42 am

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I'm Michel Martin. And this is TELL ME MORE from NPR News. We start the program today with a memory. Fifty years ago today, a few minutes after midnight, civil rights activist Medgar Evers was gunned down in his driveway in Jackson, Mississippi by a white segregationist who wanted to stop Evers' work as a field organizer for the NAACP. He was just 37 years old, a war veteran, a husband, and father of three. Evers had put his life on the line to register voters. Here he is a month before his murder.

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10:32 am
Wed June 12, 2013

Want To Know Something? Just Ask

Originally published on Wed June 12, 2013 11:00 am

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10:32 am
Wed June 12, 2013

Designer Ozwald Boateng On Being The 'Statesman of Cool'

Oswald Boateng has designed for the rich and famous.
Dan Kitwood Getty Images

Originally published on Wed June 12, 2013 3:49 pm

Ozwald Boateng was the youngest and first black tailor to have a shop on London's prestigious Savile Row, a street renowned for its fine tailoring, where the world's royalty come for their attire.

Boateng also dresses athletic and Hollywood royalty. Actor Laurence Fishburne once said, "When you wear an Ozwald Boateng suit, you become a statesman of cool." Boateng is also a statesman for something else: the future development of Africa.

He joined Tell Me More host Michel Martin to talk about style and diplomacy.

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