Kai Wright

Kai Wright appears in the following:

This Week's Agenda: Economy, Wisconsin, Budget

Monday, March 14, 2011

The 8.9 earthquake and tsunami that rocked Japan Friday is certain to have an impact on the world's market. Already Japan's Nikkei average fell over 4 percent in early trading Monday morning. Charlie Herman, economics editor for The Takeaway and WNYC Radio, looks at how the disaster in Japan could affect the U.S.'s economy and stock market.


This Week's Agenda: State of the Union, Economy

Monday, January 24, 2011

President Obama's State of the Union Address on Tuesday is the most anticipated event of the week. Kai Wright, editorial director of ColorLines Magazine, says this speech will signal the start of the 2012 presidential campaign. He shares what to expect from the President's speech, and what the aftermath of it will look like. Kai says the match up is no longer Republicans vs. Democrats, as much as it's Republicans vs. Republicans.


Do or Die Bed-Stuy

Friday, August 14, 2009

Spike Lee's "Do The Right Thing" came out 20 years ago. Kai Wright, senior writer for The Root, and Dayo Olopade, political reporter for The Root, talk about the impact of the movie.


Do or Die Bed-Stuy

Monday, June 29, 2009

On the 20th Anniversary of Spike Lee's "Do The Right Thing," Kai Wright, senior writer for The Root, talks about the impact of the movie and the piece "Still Do or Die in Bed Stuy." Then, Dayo Olopade, political reporter for The Root, talks about what the ...

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Drifting Toward Love

Tuesday, February 19, 2008

Kai Wright, Brooklyn-based writer and editor and the author of Drifting Toward Love: Black, Brown, Gay, and Coming of Age on the Streets of New York (Beacon, 2008), talks about the lives of three gay teenagers living in East New York.

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The Downs and Ups of the New York Crime Rate

Monday, January 07, 2008

Chris Mitchell, an editor for The Week, talks about his New York Magazine story, "Post-Crime" and Kai Wright, writer and editor living in Bed-Stuy, talks about the neighborhoods where the crime rate is and isn't likely to be falling.

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