Michele Norris http://wwno.org en '12 Years A Slave' Screenwriter Talks Grit, Grace And Survival http://wwno.org/post/12-years-slave-screenwriter-talks-grit-grace-and-survival Was screenwriter John Ridley a bit nervous the night before this year's Academy Award nominations were announced? Sun, 16 Mar 2014 20:49:28 +0000 Michele Norris 55985 at http://wwno.org Summer Songs: Professor Longhair's Daughter http://wwno.org/post/summer-songs-professor-longhairs-daughter Tell Me More's 'Summer Songs' series samples new versions of old classics. This week, Gwen Thompkins, host of WWNO's Music Inside Out, shares a daughter's rendition of her father's song: Henry Roeland 'Professor Longhair' Byrd's Cry to Me. Thu, 29 Aug 2013 15:58:00 +0000 Michele Norris & Gwen Thompkins 42811 at http://wwno.org For King's Adviser, Fulfilling The Dream 'Cannot Wait' http://wwno.org/post/kings-adviser-fulfilling-dream-cannot-wait <em>For the month of August, </em>Morning Edition<em> and The Race Card Project are looking back at a seminal moment in civil rights history: the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his iconic "I Have a Dream Speech" Aug. 28, 1963. Wed, 28 Aug 2013 07:34:00 +0000 Michele Norris 42698 at http://wwno.org Clarence B. Jones: A Guiding Hand Behind 'I Have A Dream' http://wwno.org/post/clarence-b-jones-guiding-hand-behind-i-have-dream <em>For the month of August, </em>Morning Edition<em> and The Race Card Project are looking back at a seminal moment in civil rights history: the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his iconic "I Have a Dream Speech" Aug. 28, 1963. Tue, 27 Aug 2013 07:00:00 +0000 Michele Norris 42617 at http://wwno.org Two Officers, Black And White, On Walking The '63 March Beat http://wwno.org/post/two-officers-black-and-white-walking-63-march-beat <em>For the month of August, </em>Morning Edition<em> and The Race Card Project are looking back at a seminal moment in civil rights history: the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his iconic "I Have a Dream Speech" Aug. 28, 1963. Mon, 26 Aug 2013 07:40:00 +0000 Michele Norris 42502 at http://wwno.org At 1963 March, A Face In The Crowd Became A Poster Child http://wwno.org/post/1963-march-face-crowd-became-poster-child <em>For the month of August, </em>Morning Edition<em> and The Race Card Project are looking back at a seminal moment in civil rights history: the March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his iconic "I Have a Dream Speech" on Aug. 28, 1963. Wed, 21 Aug 2013 07:02:00 +0000 Michele Norris 42186 at http://wwno.org Summer Songs: Clarinetist Remakes 50 Cent http://wwno.org/post/summer-songs-clarinetist-remakes-50-cent Transcript <p>CELESTE HEADLEE, HOST: <p>Now we continue our Summer Songs series. Gwen Thompkins, the host of Music Inside Out on WWNO in New Orleans, is introducing us to a handful of contemporary artists who've taken some old classics out for a new spin. This week, she tells us about an unlikely pairing with New Orleans favorite Michael White.<p>GWEN THOMPKINS, BYLINE: Dr. Michael White, you know, is a very celebrated traditional jazz clarinetist. He heard the 50 Cent song "P.I.M.P." - that's P-I-M-P - back in 2003. Thu, 15 Aug 2013 16:08:00 +0000 Gwen Thompkins & Michele Norris 41817 at http://wwno.org Determined To Reach 1963 March, Teen Used Thumb And Feet http://wwno.org/post/determined-reach-1963-march-teen-used-thumb-and-feet <em>For the month of August, </em>Morning Edition<em> and The Race Card Project are looking back at a seminal moment in civil rights history: The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., delivered his iconic "I Have A Dream Speech" on Aug. 28, 1963. Wed, 14 Aug 2013 06:59:00 +0000 Michele Norris 41719 at http://wwno.org Summer Songs: New Music Takes On Old Favorites http://wwno.org/post/summer-songs-new-music-takes-old-favorites Transcript <p>MICHEL MARTIN, HOST: <p>And now we continue our summer song series. We're talking to Gwen Thompkins, host of the program "Music Inside Out," which is heard on member station WWNO in New Orleans. She's introducing us to a handful of contemporary artists who've offered a new take on some old classics. Allen Toussaint has been writing songs and shaping the New Orleans rhythm and blues and rock sound since he was a teenager. Now he's in his 70s and he's experimenting with jazz. And Gwen Thompkins is back with us. Hi, Gwen.<p>GWEN THOMPKINS, BYLINE: Hi, Michel. Thu, 08 Aug 2013 18:16:00 +0000 Michele Norris & Gwen Thompkins 41338 at http://wwno.org To Join '63 March On Washington: 'Like Climbing A Mountain' http://wwno.org/post/join-63-march-washington-climbing-mountain <em>For the Month of August, </em>Morning Edition<em> and The Race Card Project are looking back at a seminal moment in civil rights history: The March on Washington for Jobs and Freedom, where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr., delivered his iconic "I Have A Dream Speech" on Aug. 28, 1963. </em><em>Approximately 250,000 people</em><em> descended on the nation's capitol from all over the country for the mass demonstration. Mon, 05 Aug 2013 07:24:00 +0000 Michele Norris 40982 at http://wwno.org