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T.J. Raphael

Digital Content Editor of The Takeaway

T.J. Raphael appears in the following:

The Frightening Power of ISIS Propaganda

Thursday, August 21, 2014

This week, ISIS sent a pointed message to the West with a brutal video showing the beheading of an American journalist. It's the latest tactic of a terror group with a robust PR wing.

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Remembering The Creator of Modern Yoga

Thursday, August 21, 2014

B.K.S. Iyengar, the man credited with introducing yoga to the western world, died on Wednesday in the southern Indian city of Pune at the age of 95.

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Documentarian R.J. Cutler Jumps Into Fiction

Thursday, August 21, 2014

R.J. Cutler's first feature film, "If I Stay," is a teenage tear jerker with some profound lessons about the importance of family.

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'Til Death Do Us Part': Inside South Carolina's Domestic Violence Epidemic

Thursday, August 21, 2014

In South Carolina, one woman dies every 12 days from domestic violence. Yet the problem is a silent epidemic, with more animal shelters than domestic violence centers in the state.

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New Approach to Domestic Violence Saves Lives

Thursday, August 21, 2014

An integrated team approach—with help from police, hospitals and the courts—has successfully prevented domestic violence homicides in Massachusetts.

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From Rodney King To Michael Brown: The Narrative Of Ferguson

Thursday, August 21, 2014

Playwright and actress Anna Deavere Smith is known for her documentary-style plays about race in America. Here, she reflects on the narrative out of Ferguson.

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Ferguson: How America's Past Haunts the Nation

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Annette Gordon-Reed, author of “The Hemingses of Monticello: An American Family,” says the wrongdoings of America’s past continue to haunt the nation's present.

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From Father to Son: Dealing with Police While Black

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

A black father instructs his son on how to best handle police harassment, and recalls the similar conversations he had with his father about 40 years ago.

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A Timeline of Conflict and Struggle in Ferguson

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

On August 9, the unarmed 18-year-old Michael Brown was shot and killed in Ferguson, Missouri. Here's what's happened since. 

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Confronting White Privilege in a National Crisis

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

A young white man, born and raised in St. Louis, shares his thoughts on the fault lines separating black and white America, and confronting privilege during a national crisis.

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An Update From The Streets of Ferguson

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

St. Louis Public Radio's Jason Rosenbaum has seen Ferguson come together. Today he shares the sentiments of both white and black Americans in the St. Louis area.

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Ferguson: The Hard Realities of Race & Justice

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

A longtime public defender examines how the events in Ferguson have highlighted a racial divide in the way communities see the criminal justice system.

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Recapping the #BeyondFerguson Chat

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

After our special, "Beyond Ferguson: America’s Struggle for Racial Equality," we also hosted a social media discussion to hear directly from you.

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ISIS Presents New Fear For Iraq's Christians

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

For Assyrian Christians, the brutal victories of ISIS forces are just the latest bloody chapter in a story that spans centuries of slaughter, ethnic cleansing, and suppression.

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Clashes Continue in Ferguson

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

The National Guard was deployed to Ferguson yesterday, and tear gas was reportedly fired into the crowds, and more than 30 people were arrested, including journalists.

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Can the U.S. Partner With a Terrorist Group?

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

The Kurdistan Workers' Party, also known as the PKK, is officially considered a terrorist group by the U.S. But now, it's playing a growing role in the fight against ISIS.

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Playing Fantasy with Hollywood's Favorite Bro

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

After a steady run of indie films, actor Mark Duplass has hit man-child stardom with "The League," his show about 30-something guys obsessed with fantasy football.

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Ferguson's Tense Start to the School Year

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

As violence continues in Ferguson, teachers face the added task of comforting and protecting students, while some school districts have had to delay the start of school altogether. 

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Ebola Virus Could Take Months to Contain

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Dr. Joanna Liu, President of Doctors Without Borders, estimates that tackling the Ebola epidemic will take at least six months.

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Faith and the National Guard: Two Plans for Peace in Ferguson

Monday, August 18, 2014

Missouri's governor sent the National Guard into Ferguson today. Local churches are taking a different approach.

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