Michele Norris

Journalist; Founder, The Race Card Project; Executive Director, The Bridge, The Aspen Institute

Michele Norris is a Peabody Award-winning journalist, founder of The Race Card Project, and executive director of The Bridge, the Aspen Institute’s new program on race, cultural identity, connectivity, and inclusion. For more than a decade, Norris was a host on NPR’s “All Things Considered,” where she interviewed world leaders, American presidents, Nobel laureates, leading thinkers, and groundbreaking artists. Prior to that, she was a television correspondent for ABC and a staff writer for The Washington Post, the Chicago Tribune, and the Los Angeles Times. An author and sought-after speaker, Norris has also produced special projects for National Geographic, PBS, Lifetime Television, and TIME magazine.

Videos/Audio of Michele Norris

We know DNA is a master key that unlocks medical and forensic secrets, but genetic testing is also impacting urgent... See more
If you’re white and middle class, you were probably raised thinking that discussing race was impolite. Color blindness... See more
Artificial intelligence has rapidly and deeply permeated our lives; and for much of the public, these infiltrations... See more
Clarence Jones was the person who secreted out the scraps of paper that Martin Luther King, Jr. used to write his “... See more
By every measure — including life expectancy, infant mortality, and rates of heart disease and cancer — people of color... See more
Almost no one predicted it. He began the Republican primary as the most disliked candidate in the field and heads to... See more

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