Post Zimmerman Charge, Florida Rep. Calls For Calm
April 12, 2012
Congresswoman Frederica Wilson promised to give a speech every day that the House of Representatives was in session until Trayvon Martin's killer was arrested. Now that George Zimmerman is facing murder charges, guest host Viviana Hurtado speaks with Representative Wilson about how her South Florida community can move forward.
This summer, Angelina Jolie announced that she had both her breasts removed in order to reduce her risk of breast cancer. Her story got a lot of people talking. But they didn't necessarily learn more about the genetics of breast cancer risk.
The Chesapeake Bay once supplied most of the nation's oysters, but overharvesting and disease nearly wiped them out. Now, major public-private efforts to re-establish the oyster as a quality local food product appear to be working. And chefs say the results are sweeter than oysters from other waters.
Tell Me More has sparked Twitter discussions around diversity in tech at #NPRBlacksinTech. For more on why there's a racial disparity in tech, host Michel Martin talks with physicist Reginald Farrow, entrepreneur Deena Pierott and middle school student Miles Peterson.
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