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Want To Know Something? Just Ask

Host Michel Martin says people too often base their 'facts' on assumptions — not real data. She shares her thoughts on new polling numbers in her regular 'Can I Just Tell You' essay.
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50 Years Of Remembering Medgar Evers, His Widow Reflects

Fifty years ago, civil rights leader Medgar Evers was shot and killed outside his home in Mississippi. Host Michel Martin speaks with his widow, Myrlie Evers-Williams, about how she remembers him and keeps his legacy alive today.
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Catcalling: Ignore It Or Enjoy It?

Many women have gotten unwanted attention from men on the street; but are the whistles and catcalls harmless attempts at flirting or verbal abuse? Host Michel Martin gets the opinions of the Beauty Shop ladies: blogger Viviana Hurtado, writer Tracy Clayton, activist Holly Kearl and journalist Jasmine Garsd.
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Designer Ozwald Boateng On Being The 'Statesman of Cool'

Designer Ozwald Boateng became the first black designer on London's prestigious Savile Row. Since then, he's made quite the name for himself; his tailored suits cost as much as 40 grand. Host Michel Martin speaks with Ozwald about his career, style and Ghanaian heritage.
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NHL's Stanley Cup Playoffs Open Tonight

The Chicago Blackhawks welcome the Boston Bruins for Game 1 in Chicago.
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Public's Opinion Of George W. Bush Is Turning Positive

For the first time since 2005, Gallup's polling shows Bush's "favorable" rating exceeding his "unfavorable" number. The polling firm says it's normal for Americans' opinions of former presidents to improve over time.

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