Inforum Event

NPR's Michele Norris: America's Conversation on Race (Southeast Michigan)

Thursday, November 10, 2011 - 11:30am - 1:30pm
Motor City Casino
2901 Grand River Avenue
Detroit, MI 48201
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NPR's Michele Norris discusses The Race Card project and how six-word snapshots paint a vivid picture of America's attitudes and experiences about race during a fascinating moment in American history.

Location: Motor City Casino, Detroit

About Michele Norris
Michele Norris is one of the most trusted voices in American Journalism. Her voice informs, engages and enlightens  listeners with thoughtful interviews and in depth reporting as one of the hosts of NPR’s flagship afternoon broadcast, All Things Considered. Michele uses an approachable interviewing style that is at once relaxed and rigorous. She’s interviewed world leaders, Nobel laureates, Oscar winners, American Presidents, military leaders, influential newsmakers and  even astronauts traveling in outer space.

In her first book she turns her formidable interviewing and investigative skills on her own background to unearth long hidden family secrets that raise questions about her racial legacy and shed new light on America’s complicated racial history.

Before joining NPR in 2002, Michele spent almost ten years as a reporter for ABC News in the Washington Bureau. She has also worked as a staff writer for the Washington Post, Chicago Tribune and the Los Angeles Times.

Event Details:
Date: November 10
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location: Motor City Casino, Detroit
Cost: Inforum members: $55, Inforum non-members: $65, Table of 10 (includes special recognition); $600

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