Farai Chideya

New York University’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute

Guest/Host

Distinguished Writer in Residence at at New York University’s Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute and host of the podcast "One with Farai;" former NPR host

Farai Chideya on KCRW

President Obama is in Dallas today to memorialize the deaths of five policemen, gunned down by a black sniper last week during an otherwise peaceful rally.

Race in America: the Issue that Won’t Go Away

President Obama is in Dallas today to memorialize the deaths of five policemen, gunned down by a black sniper last week during an otherwise peaceful rally.

from To the Point

The CIA Torture Report -- a national shame or partisan revisionism? Also, revolt against the big spending bill.

The CIA Torture Report, the Congressional Spending Bill

The CIA Torture Report -- a national shame or partisan revisionism? Also, revolt against the big spending bill.

from Left, Right & Center

Ferguson, Missouri erupted last night after a grand jury held that white Officer Darren Wilson’s killing of black teenager Michael Brown was not a crime.

Is Ferguson a Microcosm of the USA?

Ferguson, Missouri erupted last night after a grand jury held that white Officer Darren Wilson’s killing of black teenager Michael Brown was not a crime.

from To the Point

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Concerned about coronavirus, companies are canceling or postponing conferences and events.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Stay at home. Stay at home. Stay at home.

from Left, Right & Center

Corrin Rankin wants to convert more Black Democrats into Republicans. She’s a board member on the president’s “Black Voices For Trump” re-election initiative.

from Greater LA

Global warming is changing California in profound ways, says New York Times Magazine’s climate columnist David Wallace Wells

from KCRW Features

As results from Super Tuesday come in, we analyze what happened in LA County and look at other interesting races around Southern California.

from Greater LA

A combat veteran reflects on the moral impact America’s longest war has had on its own people.

from Scheer Intelligence

Amid the novel coronavirus spreading, stocks are plunging, an infected cruise ship is docking, and people are stocking up on toilet paper.

from Greater LA

The CDC says it’s not a question of “if” the coronavirus will spread to the U.S., but “when.” Officials say they don’t yet know whether it will be a mild or severe outbreak.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The Trump administration prepares to respond to the coronavirus outbreak, and the Democratic candidates had their most chaotic debate yet.

from Left, Right & Center