Hundreds of listeners have written passionately to protest NPR's decision to shut down its talk show dedicated to themes of diversity, Tell Me More, come August 1.
As Andrea Zoss of Rochester, Minn, fumed:
I find it shocking that such an important platform for talking about race, ethnicity, and gender issues, is being yanked off the air. NPR needs more programs like it, not fewer.
Leslie Alexander of Fulton, MD, summarized what many listeners will miss: