Pamela Newkirk

New York University; author of “Diversity, Inc: The Failed Promise of a Billion-Dollar Business”

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Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist; professor of journalism at New York University; author of “Diversity, Inc: The Failed Promise of a Billion-Dollar Business.” 

Pamela Newkirk on KCRW

Corporations big and small are responding publicly to the protests taking over American cities.

Companies say they support Black Lives Matter. What real action are they taking?

Corporations big and small are responding publicly to the protests taking over American cities.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

Players in the NFL are 70% black, but when it comes to head coaching jobs, they’re mostly shut out. Of the 32 teams, there are currently three black coaches and one Latino.

Why the NFL coaching staff is so white

Players in the NFL are 70% black, but when it comes to head coaching jobs, they’re mostly shut out. Of the 32 teams, there are currently three black coaches and one Latino.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

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Governor Gavin Newsom’s approval rating was above 60% in June. Now California is one of the world’s coronavirus hotspots, and Governor Newsom is facing another recall attempt.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

The drive to force a vote on removing Gavin Newsom from office is picking up steam, spurred on by anger over coronavirus restrictions and other conservative grievances.

from Zócalo's Connecting California

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.

Joe Biden and Kamala Harris are being sworn in as the president and vice president of the United States.

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Warren Olney talks about the U.S.

from To the Point

After a mob of Trump supporters entered the U.S. Capitol building on Wednesday, many people are concerned about what the remaining weeks of Trump’s presidency will bring.

from Greater LA

Long Beach is already vaccinating residents ages 65 and older. Grocery store workers are making appointments, and educators start getting vaccinated next week.

from KCRW Features

Raised in privilege amidst the barbarism of segregation, the oft-maligned president eventually embraced the New South liberalism that just swept his native Georgia’s election.

from Scheer Intelligence