Laila Alawa

The Tempest

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Laila Alawa is CEO and founder of The Tempest (formerly Coming of Faith), a digital media startup geared toward giving millennial women of all ethnic backgrounds a voice.

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For the 45th time, America has accomplished a peaceful transition of power-- leaving the country with a sense of uncertainty about the future.

A new president. What comes next?

For the 45th time, America has accomplished a peaceful transition of power-- leaving the country with a sense of uncertainty about the future.

from To the Point

In just ten days after last month's election the Southern Poverty Law Center counted  more than 850 incidents of hate and intimidation , many of them against Muslim-Americans.

2017: A new year of fear?

In just ten days after last month's election the Southern Poverty Law Center counted more than 850 incidents of hate and intimidation , many of them against Muslim-Americans.

from To the Point

The bikini was initially called provocative for showing too much of a woman's body. The body-covering burkini's is provocative for different reasons.

The battle over burkinis… beyond the beach

The bikini was initially called provocative for showing too much of a woman's body. The body-covering burkini's is provocative for different reasons.

from To the Point

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Bryan Fogel won Netflix its first feature documentary Oscar with his Russian doping exposé “Icarus.”

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Josh Barro and Ken White talk about the legal ramifications for the people who mobbed the U.S. Capitol building, and for President Trump.

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Facebook has banned President Trump, at least until his term is over. Twitter issued a 12-hour suspension of his account on Wednesday.

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Writer-director Aaron Sorkin on writing up to the edge of melodrama.

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Warren Olney talks about the U.S.

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In LA County right now, COVID-19 is killing one person every eight minutes .

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The U.S. House of Representatives is taking up a resolution that would call on Vice President Pence to invoke the 25th Amendment and take over President Trump's duties.

The peaceful transition of power for the first time in US history appeared to hang in the balance this week.

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