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    Michele Norris’ Race Card Project Creates New Type of Conversation

    She asked for just six words. Michele Norris, the National Public Radio host, was starting a book tour for her memoir, which explored racial secrets. Sensing a change in the atmosphere after the election of the first Black president, and searching for a new way to engage and listen, Norris printed 200 postcards asking people to express their thoughts on race in six words. The first cards that trickled into her mailbox were from Norris’ friends and acquaintances. Then they started coming from strangers, from people who had not heard Norris speak, from other continents. The tour stopped; the cards did not: