One of the most trusted voices in broadcast journalism, Michele Norris has co-hosted NPR's flagship newsmagazine All Things Considered for nearly a decade. With a signature style that is at once relaxed and rigorous, she has led thoughtful, in-depth interviews with newsmakers ranging from world leaders and Nobel laureates to Oscar winners and astronauts. Before joining NPR in 2002, Norris spent nearly 10 years as a reporter for ABC News in the Washington Bureau, where she earned both an Emmy Award and a Peabody Award for coverage of 9/11. Among many other prestigious honors, she was recognized as Journalist of the Year in 2009 by the National Association of Black Journalists, and awarded an Alfred I Dupont–Columbia University Award for excellence in broadcasting. In her eloquent memoir, The Grace of Silence, Norris turns her formidable investigative skills on her own family to unearth secrets that shed new light on America's complicated racial history.