Michele Norris http://news.stlpublicradio.org en Clarence B. Jones: A Guiding Hand Behind 'I Have A Dream' http://news.stlpublicradio.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 29417 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Clarence B. Jones: A Guiding Hand Behind 'I Have A Dream' Determined To Reach 1963 March, Teen Used Thumb And Feet http://news.stlpublicradio.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 29072 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org Determined To Reach 1963 March, Teen Used Thumb And Feet To Join '63 March On Washington: 'Like Climbing A Mountain' http://news.stlpublicradio.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 28802 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org To Join '63 March On Washington: 'Like Climbing A Mountain' A Daughter's Struggle To Overcome A Legacy Of Segregation http://news.stlpublicradio.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 27252 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org A Daughter's Struggle To Overcome A Legacy Of Segregation For A Black Doctor, Building Trust By Slowing Down http://news.stlpublicradio.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 25963 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org For A Black Doctor, Building Trust By Slowing Down How 'Black Beauty' Changed The Way We See Horses http://news.stlpublicradio.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 6050 at http://news.stlpublicradio.org How 'Black Beauty' Changed The Way We See Horses