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T.J. Raphael

Digital Content Editor of The Takeaway

T.J. Raphael appears in the following:

MLK Day Through the Eyes of Young People

Monday, January 19, 2015

Each year, the nation reflects on the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. But we also want to look forward and explore how his work might be carried into the future. 

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Maya Angelou's Posthumous Hip Hop Album

Monday, January 19, 2015

On MLK Day, the folks at The Takeaway are listening to Maya Angelou, but not recordings of her classic poems. We're listening to her posthumous hip hop album. 

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Audio Essay: The Words of MLK & Coretta Scott King

Monday, January 19, 2015

Dr. Martin Luther King was a legendary orator whose voice has taken its place in the songs of American liberation. The Takeaway explores the words of Dr. King and Coretta Scott King.

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The Weekender: Adventurers, Hollywood, and The Moon

Saturday, January 17, 2015

Welcome to The Takeaway Weekender! 

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Movie Date: Films to See & Avoid This Weekend

Friday, January 16, 2015

Rafer Guzman, film critic for Newsday, and Kristen Meinzer, culture producer for The Takeaway, review the new films hitting the box office this weekend.

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2014 Was Earth's Warmest Year on Record

Friday, January 16, 2015

A new report out today from National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration has found that 2014 was the warmest year on record since record keeping began in 1880.

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The Silk Road Trial: One of The Most Important Cases of Our Time

Friday, January 16, 2015

The trial of Ross Ulbricht, accused as the mastermind behind the online black market Silk Road, began this week.  Legal scholars say it's one of the most important cases of recent times.

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Facebook & The End of Power

Friday, January 16, 2015

Moises Naim is the author of the new book, "The End of Power." It shot to fame after it was selected by Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg for his new book club. 

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Measuring Boko Haram's Destruction

Friday, January 16, 2015

In northern Nigeria, a series of attacks by Boko Haram militants have ravaged a cluster of villages along the shores of Lake Chad.

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The Best Five Things Online This Week

Friday, January 16, 2015

Every Friday, Sean Rameswaram, a producer with Studio 360 and host of the podcast Sideshow, rounds up the week in internet phenomena.

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Your 2015 Travel Guide to Cuba

Friday, January 16, 2015

Today the White House will officially ease travel restrictions to Cuba. If the island nation is making your travel list this year, we're here to help show you the other side of paradise.

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Oscar Noms Highlight Hollywood's Race Problem

Thursday, January 15, 2015

It looks like The Academy snubbed people of color this year. We talked to producer Will Packer, Actress Taraji Henson, and Actor Michael Ealy about the issues of race in Hollywood. 

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Mitt in 2016? The GOP Is Torn

Thursday, January 15, 2015

With other establishment candidates gearing up for a possible race in 2016, some in the GOP seem less than thrilled about yet another comeback for Mitt. 

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Historic First: Adventurers Free Climb 3,000-Foot Rock Face

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Relying only on their hands and feet to make their way up, Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson summated El Capitan's Dawn Wall in Yosemite National Park after a 19-day climb.

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The Beginning of the End of Bitcoin?

Thursday, January 15, 2015

The digital currency Bitcoin has fallen by 25 percent over the last two days. One financial expert says this might be the beginning of the end of Bitcoin.

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IRS Report: Taxpayer Misery Reaches New Low

Thursday, January 15, 2015

For many, IRS is not just an acronym, but a synonym for the Grim Reaper. And in a new report, the Office of the Taxpayer Advocate says client misery has reached a new low point.

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The Fight Over Tony Blair's Letters to George Bush

Thursday, January 15, 2015

Anne McElvoy, The Economist's public policy editor, explains why the U.S. has been pushing for the release of letters between President George Bush and former Prime Minister Tony Blair. 

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2015 Oscars: The Nods, Surprises & Snubs

Thursday, January 15, 2015

The Academy announced their nominations for the 2015 Oscars today. Kirsten Meinzer, co-host of The Movie Date Podcast, walks us through the nods, the surprises, and the snubs.

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President Carter Calls Modern Warfare the Enemy of Fighting Disease

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

During the Sudanese Civil War, Jimmy Carter helped negotiate a ceasefire in order to eradicate Guinea worm. He spoke to John Hockenberry about where disease-fighting efforts stand today.

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Newsstands See Rush For Charlie Hebdo

Wednesday, January 14, 2015

Charlie Hebdo usually prints just 45,000 copies. But after the terrorist attack on the magazine, five million copies of this week's issue have headed to newsstands throughout the world.

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