Arwa Gunja

Takeaway Executive Producer

Arwa Gunja appears in the following:

#BlackWomenAtWork Goes Viral as Women Take a Stand

Thursday, March 30, 2017

After a congresswoman and journalist were chastised, black women on social media are discussing sexism and racism on the job with the hashtag #BlackWomenAtWork.

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Londoners Move Forward After Deadly Domestic Terror Attack

Thursday, March 23, 2017

British Prime Minister Theresa May addressed lawmakers in Parliament on Thursday after a deadly domestic terror attack that left three people dead and around 40 others.


Hunting For the Solar System's Biggest Threats

Tuesday, March 14, 2017

Though it may be terrifying to think that an asteroid could collide with Earth at any moment, some of our planet's citizens have a plan for dealing with hazardous asteroids.


What You Need to Know About New DNC Chair Tom Perez

Monday, February 27, 2017

After a tight and hotly contested race, Tom Perez was voted in as new chairman of the Democratic National Committee on Saturday. Get to know him here. 

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Executive Angst: Understanding America’s Presidential Power Struggle

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Executive power has expanded and contracted over time. But what does the Constitution actually say about the power of the presidency? Find out in this special Presidents’ Day podcast.  

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Left Alone in the Wake of Incarceration

Wednesday, February 15, 2017

A new short film explores the struggle — and stigma — of loving someone who is incarcerated. 


The Fugitive Slave Who Eluded George Washington

Tuesday, February 14, 2017

What does it mean to be free? That's a question explored in the new book, 'Never Caught: The Washingtons' Relentless Pursuit of their Runaway Slave, Ona Judge.'


Understanding the Chaos of Our World

Monday, February 13, 2017

'We live in a completely dynamic, chaotic and unpredictable world,' says British filmmaker Adam Curtis. And our current system isn't getting it. 

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Robert Coover on Bringing Huck Finn Back to Life

Wednesday, February 08, 2017

In Robert Coover's new novel, Huck Out West, Coover reinvents the story of Huck Finn as he escapes 'sivilization' and heads out into the Wild West. 

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Life According to 'Saved By the Bell'

Friday, February 03, 2017

Television producer Peter Engel shares memories from his hit 90s television show "Saved By the Bell." 

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The Pioneering Women Who Built New York

Tuesday, January 17, 2017

In a new book, "The Women Who Made New York," author Julie Scelfo features 126 women who helped define the social fabric of New York City. 

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America's Struggle With Race and Identity Is Personal for Kristin Davis

Monday, January 09, 2017

Kristin Davis, the actress known best for her role on the hit HBO show "Sex and The City," adopted a child in 2011. Her daughter, Gemma, is black.  

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Senate Committee Holds First Hearing on Russian Hacking

Thursday, January 05, 2017

The Senate Armed Services Committee holds their first hearing on alleged Russian hacking today, despite persistent skepticism from President-elect Donald Trump.

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Calling Twitter Unusable for Anyone But Trolls, Lindy West Signs Off

Thursday, January 05, 2017

Writer, feminist, and humorist Lindy West says she's leaving Twitter because she says that the social media service hasn’t done enough to reign in trolls and hate speech.

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With Global Shakeup, United Nations Faces Big Challenges in 2017

Wednesday, January 04, 2017

The U.N. face many challenges in the year ahead, including ending the war in Syria and continuing address and reign in climate change.


Director Ezra Edelman on O.J. Simpson and Race in America

Monday, January 02, 2017

Ezra Edelman is the director of the critically acclaimed documentary "O.J.: Made in America," an epic eight-hour film that charts the legacy, saga, celebrity and impact of O.J. Simpson.

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Refugees Cry Out: Who Will Save Syria?

Thursday, December 15, 2016

“We're not humans? It's only because we're Syrians it's OK that we die? ... We’re also human. We also have families. We also have feelings," says one 24-year-old Syrian refugee. 

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Tools of Titans: Tapping the Best Strategies for Success

Monday, December 12, 2016

Tim Ferriss, best-selling author of "The 4-Hour Work Week," has a new book out. In it, he reveals how billionaire investors and worldclass athletes have come on top.


From Solitary Confinement to the Metropolitan Opera

Monday, December 05, 2016

Opera singer Ryan Speedo Green and his biographer Daniel Bergner to talk about race in Donald Trump's America. 

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Despite Winter Weather, Unity Remains at Standing Rock

Thursday, December 01, 2016

We check in on the situation at Standing Rock, where a growing number of protesters are hunkering down in freezing temperatures as Monday's evacuation deadline approaches. 

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