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'Antisemitism: Here And Now' Author Discusses Resurgence Of Public Anti-Semitism

In an interview with NPR's Michel Martin about her new book Antisemitism: Here and Now historian Deborah Lipstadt discusses the recent resurgence of anti-Semitism on the political left and right.
Tags: News, Npr, Michel Martin, Deborah Lipstadt


Facing Loss Of Accreditation Over Finances, Women's HBCU Raises Millions

Bennett College, a historically black women's college, could lose accreditation due to financial instability. President Phyllis Worthy Dawkins tells NPR's Michel Martin how the school raised millions.
Tags: News, Npr, Black, Michel Martin, Bennett College, Phyllis Worthy Dawkins


Colin Kaepernick Settled Legal Battle With NFL. What Comes Next?

Colin Kaepernick reached an agreement with the NFL. Sports sociologist Harry Edwards joins NPR's Michel Martin to discuss what it means for the future of protest in the NFL.
Tags: News, NFL, Colin Kaepernick, Npr, Michel Martin, Harry Edwards


She Left London At 15 To Marry An ISIS Fighter. Now She Wants To Go Home

NPR's Michel Martin spoke with correspondent Anthony Loyd of The Times about Shamima Begum, an ISIS bride who left home as a teenager and now wants to return.
Tags: Isis, London, News, Npr, Times, Shamima Begum, Michel Martin, Anthony Loyd


Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater Debuts 'Lazarus' To Celebrate 60th Anniversary

The hour-long piece was created by choreographer Rennie Harris, who formed the first and longest running hip-hop dance touring company. Harris tells NPR's Michel Martin all about the new work.(Image credit: Paul Kolnik)
Tags: News, Npr, HARRIS, Michel Martin, Alvin Ailey, Rennie Harris


'Essentially The Death Penalty': Vatican Defrocks Former Cardinal McCarrick

Veteran Vatican watcher John Allen tells NPR's Michel Martin that the defrocking of former U.S. cardinal Theodore McCarrick is the most severe form of punishment for a cleric.
Tags: News, Npr, Michel Martin, John Allen, McCarrick, Theodore McCarrick


Barbershop: Virginia Gov. Northam Plans His 'Racial Reconciliation Tour'

NPR's Michel Martin asks what reconciliation looks like. Her guests: Rich Harwood of The Harwood Institute, Russell Moore of the Southern Baptist Convention and genealogist Sharon Leslie Morgan.
Tags: News, Virginia, Npr, Russell Moore, Michel Martin, Harwood Institute, Rich Harwood


Report: Over Half Of Military Families Dissatisfied With Privatized Housing

Reporter Howard Altman of the Tampa Bay Times tells NPR's Michel Martin about the shocking state of housing for many military families: privatized housing on bases full of mold and vermin.
Tags: News, Npr, Michel Martin, Tampa Bay Times, Howard Altman


'Corks And Curls': Virginia Yearbook Has A Racist History

A historian decoded the University of Virginia yearbook title "Corks and Curls" as slang for blackface. Student journalist Abby Clukey tells NPR's Michel Martin that back issues have racist imagery.
Tags: News, Virginia, Npr, University Of Virginia, Michel Martin, Abby Clukey


Troll Watch: Targeting 2020 Presidential Candidates

Trolls are already going after candidates for the 2020 presidential election. NPR's Michel Martin talks to Kelly Jones, who keeps an eye on suspicious social media activity for Storyful.
Tags: News, Npr, Michel Martin, Kelly Jones


Doctor Weighs In On Supreme Court's Decision To Block Louisiana Abortion Law

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Dr. Willie Parker about the recent Supreme Court decision regarding abortion access in Louisiana.
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Npr, Michel Martin, Willie Parker


'We Need To Exist In Multitudes': Noname Talks Artistic Independence, Women In Rap

Fatimah Warner, best known as the rapper Noname, has been quietly gaining attention for her feminist and socially aware lyrics. NPR's Michel Martin talks to Warner about her sophomore album, Room 25.(Image credit: Chantal Anderson/Courtesy of the artist)
Tags: News, Npr, Warner, Michel Martin, Noname, Chantal Anderson, Fatimah Warner


U.Va. Students Investigate Their Yearbook's Racist History — Starting With Its Title

A historian decoded the University of Virginia yearbook title "Corks and Curls" as slang for blackface. Student journalist Abby Clukey tells NPR's Michel Martin that back issues have racist imagery.(Image credit: Courtesy of Abby Clukey)
Tags: News, Npr, University Of Virginia, Michel Martin, Abby Clukey


'We Need To Exist In Multitudes': Noname Talks Artistic Independence, Women In Rap And More

Fatimah Warner, best known as the rapper Noname, has been quietly gaining attention for her feminist and socially aware lyrics. NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Warner about her sophomore album, Room 25.(Image credit: Chantal Anderson/Courtesy of the artist)
Tags: News, Npr, Warner, Michel Martin, Noname, Chantal Anderson, Fatimah Warner


'I Just Froze': Former Nun Talks About Experiences Of Sexual And Spiritual Abuse

Pope Francis acknowledged this week that some priests and bishops have sexually abused nuns. NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Doris Wagner, who experienced such abuse in a Catholic order in Germany.
Tags: News, Pope Francis, Npr, Catholic, Michel Martin, Doris Wagner


Political Speechwriters Weigh In On Acting Attorney General's Testimony

NPR's Michel Martin talks to Democratic speechwriter Paul Orzulak and former Republican speechwriter Mary Kate Cary about the political theater displayed at Friday's House Judiciary Committee hearing.
Tags: News, Npr, Republican, Michel Martin, House Judiciary Committee, Mary Kate Cary, Paul Orzulak


'What Men Want' Actor Taraji P. Henson On Speaking Up For Others

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with actress Taraji P. Henson about her new movie, What Men Want
Tags: News, Npr, Taraji P Henson, Michel Martin


Congressman Hank Johnson Advocates For Release Of Detained Rapper 21 Savage

British-born rapper 21 Savage was detained by U.S. immigration officials for allegedly overstaying a visa. NPR's Michel Martin talks with Georgia Rep. Hank Johnson about why he's advocating for the rapper's release.
Tags: News, Georgia, Npr, Michel Martin, Hank Johnson


Transcript: Former New York Times Editor Jill Abramson Addresses Book Allegations

The former New York Times executive editor and author of Merchants of Truth tells NPR's Michel Martin: "I will do everything within my power to correct anything that is imperfect in my book."(Image credit: Marla Aufmuth/Getty Images)
Tags: News, New York Times, Npr, Michel Martin, Jill Abramson, Merchants of Truth


The “Slave Bible” Removed Key Biblical Passages In Order to Legitimize Slavery & Discourage a Slave Rebellion (1807)

Photo via the Museum of the Bible In an 1846 speech to the British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society, Frederick Douglass summed up the twisted bond between slavery and religion in the U.S. He began with a short summary of atrocities that were legal, even encouraged, against enslaved people in Virginia and Maryland, including hanging, beheading, drawing and quartering, rape, “and this is not the worst.” He then made his case: No, a darker feature is yet to be presented than the mere existence of ...
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The “Slave Bible” That Removed Key Passages Thought to Justify Rebellion, or Call Slavery Into Question (1807)

Photo via the Museum of the Bible In an 1846 speech to the British and Foreign Anti-Slavery Society, Frederick Douglass summed up the twisted bond between slavery and religion in the U.S. He began with a short summary of atrocities that were legal, even encouraged, against enslaved people in Virginia and Maryland, including hanging, beheading, drawing and quartering, rape, “and this is not the worst.” He then made his case: No, a darker feature is yet to be presented than the mere existence of ...
Tags: Google, Books, UK, Maryland, College, Virginia, Israel, Religion, America, History, Atlantic, Britain, Egypt, Washington Dc, Smithsonian, Npr


Former Virginia Gov. McAuliffe Calls For Sitting Gov. Northam To Step Down

Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam continues to resist calls for his resignation. NPR's Michel Martin talks to former Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe about why he thinks Northam must step down.
Tags: News, Virginia, Npr, McAuliffe, Terry McAuliffe, Michel Martin, Ralph Northam, Northam


The Moral Question Of Trump's Border Wall, Part 2

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called the border wall an immorality. NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Dr. Robert Jeffress, American Southern Baptist pastor, who takes the opposite view.
Tags: News, House, Npr, Nancy Pelosi, Trump, Robert Jeffress, Michel Martin


Last-Minute Allegations Lodged Against 'El Chapo' As Case Goes To Jury

With jury deliberations about to begin in the trial of drug lord Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman, New York Times reporter Alan Feuer tells NPR's Michel Martin about shocking new allegations unsealed Friday.
Tags: News, New York Times, Npr, Joaquin El Chapo Guzman, Michel Martin, Alan Feuer


Against U.S. Intervention In Venezuela

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with retired NATO Supreme Allied Commander James Stavridis about his recent op-ed in Time, arguing against deploying U.S. soldiers to Venezuela.
Tags: News, Time, Nato, Venezuela, Npr, Michel Martin, James Stavridis


TV Networks Staff Shows With 'Intimacy Coordinators' To Monitor Sex Scenes

To prevent harassment on TV and film sets, production houses are hiring so-called intimacy coordinators to oversee sex scenes. NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Ita O'Brien, who serves that role on Netflix's Sex Education.
Tags: News, Netflix, Npr, Michel Martin, Ita O Brien


The Role Climate Change Plays In Weather Extremes

After a week of record-cold temperatures, NPR's Michel Martin speaks with climate scientist Katharine Hayhoe about how climate change is leading to more weather extremes.
Tags: News, Npr, Michel Martin, Katharine Hayhoe


Barbershop: Super Bowl Politics

NPR's Michel Martin discusses how politics have seeped into this year's Super Bowl with Mark Leibovich of The New York Times, Megan McArdle of The Washington Postand Rodney Carmichael of NPR Music.
Tags: News, Npr, The New York Times, Michel Martin, Mark Leibovich, Megan Mcardle, Rodney Carmichael


Russia Follows U.S. Move To Withdraw From Nuclear Arms Control Treaty

NPR's Michel Martin asks Jon Wolfsthal, former director for non-proliferation at the National Security Council, if the U.S. withdrawal from a nuclear arms treaty spells a new arms race with Russia.
Tags: News, Russia, Npr, National Security Council, Michel Martin, Jon Wolfsthal


'Big League Politics' Editor On Publishing Controversial Yearbook Page

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Patrick Howley, editor in chief of the website Big League Politics, about why it published a picture from Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam's yearbook page.
Tags: News, Virginia, Npr, Michel Martin, Ralph Northam, Patrick Howley, Big League Politics