Michele Norris

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Name: Michele Norris
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

1964 Civil Rights Act, whose 50th anniversary is today, honored in Washington

The 1964 Civil Rights Act , hailed as the most important legislation in the 20th century, was enacted 50 years ago today, when President Lyndon B. Johnson signed it in a nationally televised ceremony and said, "Let us close the springs of racial poison. ... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Is It Racist to Ask People Where They're From?

ASPEN, Colo.—"The moment was fine for me…. But I don't know, how was it for you?"That's New York Times columnist Mark Oppenheimer asking Tessie Guillermo, president and CEO of the consultancy ZeroDivide, how she felt when he inquired about her ethnic ... [Published Atlantic Monthly - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

A Woman Wrestles With A Disturbing Family Memento

3:45 amNPR continues a series of conversations about , This story is about the burden of history, and how one decides to deal with it. Do we accept history as it's handed down, challenge it to command a better understanding – or ignore it as a way to ... [Published NHPR - Jul 02 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

The Aspen Ideas Festival Announces Live Video for June 29

/PRNewswire-USNewswire/ --WHAT: The Aspen Ideas Festival, presented by the Aspen Institute and The Atlantic , continues today, June 29 , to imagine what the next ten years will bring. The upcoming live video for June 29 is:9:00am MDT / 11:00am EDT – ... [Published Fat Pitch Financials - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 29 2014 - Updated Jun 29 2014 - 1 reports

Race At NPR And The End Of 'Tell Me More'

iStockphotoHundreds of listeners have written passionately to protest NPR's decision to shut down its talk show dedicated to themes of diversity, Tell Me More , come August 1.As Andrea Zoss of Rochester, Minn, fumed:I find it shocking that such an important ... [Published NPR - Jun 29 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Aspen Ideas Fest heads into intense seven-day stretch

After opening with an appetizer devoted to health issues, the Aspen Ideas Festival will dive into the meat and potatoes offered in two separate main courses June 27 through July 3.The eye-catching event, as with the prior nine Ideas Fests, is “Afternoon ... [Published Aspen Times - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 27 2014 - Updated Jun 27 2014 - 1 reports

Tickets remain for many public events at Aspen Ideas Festival

The Aspen Ideas Festival, presented by the Aspen Institute and The Atlantic, running through June 30, reports that there are still individual tickets available to the local community for a number of events.Tickets for public sessions are on sale through ... [Published Vail Business Journal - Jun 27 2014]
First reported Jun 23 2014 - Updated Jun 23 2014 - 1 reports

How to Engage With the 2014 Aspen Ideas Festival

Watch and Interact with Us from Anywhere in the WorldASPEN, Colo., June 23, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Celebrating its tenth year, the Aspen Ideas Festival, presented by the Aspen Institute and The Atlantic, invites the public to join the conversation, ... [Published Scottrade - Jun 23 2014]
First reported Jun 19 2014 - Updated Jun 19 2014 - 1 reports

Barbara J. Harlow, 81, dies

in the Mexico Ledger Barbara J. Harlow, 81, of Mexico, passed away at 1:40 a.m. Thursday, June 19, 2014 at Golden Living Center-Pin Oaks.Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday at Arnold Funeral Home with Fr. Mark Porterfield officiating. Visitation ... [Published Mexico Ledger - Jun 19 2014]
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 17 2014 - 1 reports

Book Your Trip: Because Reading Is About The Journey

hide caption Whether by train, plane, car, bike, boat, foot, city transit, horse, balloon, rocketship, time machine or giant peach, NPR Books has reading recommendations for you this summer. So Book Your Trip!iStockphotoWHAT, you might ask, is Anna Karenina ... [Published NPR - Jun 17 2014]
First reported Jun 17 2014 - Updated Jun 17 2014 - 1 reports

The Real Rosa Parks

Rosa Parks has a very specific image in the popular culture: the kind, elderly woman ... a "quiet seamstress" who sat down on a bus because she was tired after a hard day's work. It's a good story, right? Let's be honest: it's a great story. But when ... [Published Huffington Post - Jun 17 2014]
First reported Apr 17 2014 - Updated Apr 18 2014 - 2 reports

Segregation Now: The Resegregation of America’s Schools

by Grace Koerber Segregation Now Intro Full Text DONATE MORE Timeline Saving Central Map Editor's Note Segregation Now Six Words More Timeline Saving Central Map Editor's Note DONATE Share Your Six Words on Race and Educati ... [Published ProPublica: Articles and Investigations - Apr 17 2014]

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"One of the most common submissions to The Race Card Project is some formulation of, 'So, where are you really from?'" Norris said. "to a lot of people that hits their ear the wrong way. it feels like someone is trying to point out their otherness: 'you're quite obviously not american, so where are you from?'"

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1964 Civil Rights Act, whose 50th anniversary i... [Published Examiner.com - Jul 02 2014]
Is It Racist to Ask People Where They're From? [Published Atlantic Monthly - Jul 02 2014]
A Woman Wrestles With A Disturbing Family Memento [Published NHPR - Jul 02 2014]
The Aspen Ideas Festival Announces Live Video f... [Published Fat Pitch Financials - Jun 29 2014]
Race At NPR And The End Of 'Tell Me More' [Published NPR - Jun 29 2014]
Aspen Ideas Fest heads into intense seven-day s... [Published Aspen Times - Jun 27 2014]
Tickets remain for many public events at Aspen ... [Published Vail Business Journal - Jun 27 2014]
How to Engage With the 2014 Aspen Ideas Festival [Published Scottrade - Jun 23 2014]
Barbara J. Harlow, 81, dies [Published Mexico Ledger - Jun 19 2014]
The Real Rosa Parks [Published Huffington Post - Jun 17 2014]
Book Your Trip: Because Reading Is About The Jo... [Published NPR - Jun 17 2014]
Hitch A Ride! We've Got Road Trip Reads For Eve... [Published NPR - Jun 17 2014]
Student Perspectives on Race and Education in T... [Published ProPublica: Articles and Investigations - May 17 2014]
Sunday Talking Heads: May 4, 2014 [Published Firedoglake - May 04 2014]
Segregation Now: The Resegregation of America’s... [Published ProPublica: Articles and Investigations - Apr 17 2014]
A Note to Our Readers on ‘Segregation Now’ [Published ProPublica: Articles and Investigations - Apr 17 2014]
Skeletons and Cobwebs in the Closet: What’s You... [Published PRWeb - Feb 13 2014]
Sunday Talking Heads: February, 9, 2014 [Published Firedoglake - Feb 09 2014]
Norris' family secrets led to insight into race... [Published Cornell News Highlights - Feb 05 2014]
NPR's Michele Norris to give MLK lecture [Published Cornell News Highlights - Jan 27 2014]
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Sunday Talking Heads: May 4, 2014 [Published Firedoglake - May 04 2014]
Movie Night Monday: John Fleck Is Who You Want Him To Be Good morning, Sunshines. Villager prom night last night, apparently Silicon Valley overshadowed Hollywood this year.  Nitasha Tiku writes: It’s difficult to further debase an annual event  ...
Sunday Talking Heads: February, 9, 2014 [Published Firedoglake - Feb 09 2014]
ABC, CBS, CNN start out with Sochi Terror! and I’m sure we’ll all learn many things. WASHINGTON JOURNAL. ABC’S THIS WEEK: Sochi threats. House Intelligence Committee Chair Rep. Mike Rogers (R-MI) . Roundtable: Rep. Tom Cole (R-OK), Rep. ...
Norris' family secrets led to insight into race... [Published Cornell News Highlights - Feb 05 2014]
National Public Radio host and special correspondent Michele Norris delivered Cornell’s Annual Martin Luther King Jr. Commemoration Lecture Feb. 4. ...
NPR's Michele Norris to give MLK lecture [Published Cornell News Highlights - Jan 27 2014]
NPR host, journalist, and race-relations expert Michele Norris, author of the best-selling "The Grace of Silence," will give the 2014 Martin Luther King Jr. Commemorative Lecture Feb. 4. ...
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