Tell Me More for Thursday, January 9, 2014

Some Navajo activists want to overturn a tribal law banning same-sex marriages. They say the law contradicts Navajo values because it disrupts harmony. Host Michel Martin talks with people on both sides of the debate: Deswood Tome of the Navajo Nation Council and Alray Nelson of the Coalition for Navajo Equality.
Deadlines to apply for colleges are coming up - and some experts say a lot of qualified minority students won't be applying to the top schools. Host Michel Martin speaks with Donald Fraser, Jr., of CollegeSnapps, Inc. and Caroline Hoxby, an economist at Stanford University about why some students of color aren't trying to get into prestigious schools.
Singer-songwriter Maysa spent more than 20 years in the trenches of the music industry, but she didn't let a lack of recognition slow her down. Now she's got a Grammy nomination to show for her hard work. Host Michel Martin speaks with Maysa about life, and her latest album, Blue Velvet Soul.
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