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NPR journalist discusses race in America, her own life
Michele Norris was Georgia Southerns MLK Speaker
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Journalist Michele Norris, the first African-American female host for National Public Radio and longtime host of the NPR show, "All Things Considered," speaks to a packed house Wednesday evening at Georgia Southern's Performing Arts Center. Norris was the featured speaker at GSU's 2015 MLK Celebration. - photo by EDDIE LEDBETTER/staff
There was a time when veteran journalist Michele Norris used to resist covering — even talking about — Black History Month, or even anything to do with race at all. “First of all, black history is American history,” said Norris, the former longtime co-host of the National Public Radio news program “All Things Considered.” “Black history is so large that it is impossible to contain in just one month with only 28 days.
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