Arun Venugopal is a reporter and the creator of Micropolis, WNYC’s multi-platform series examining race, sexuality, religion, street life and other issues that define New York City. He has been with the station since 2005, and has covered a wide range of stories, including the death of Sean Bell, the controversy over the Park 51 mosque and community center and Occupy Wall Street .
Talib Kweli in Conversation
Monday, April 07, 2014 - 11:00 AM
Arun Venugopal speaks with rapper Talib Kweli about music, memories and the good and bad of gentrification. He defends Spike Lee’s recent rant about the invading hordes of homeowners in Fort Greene. Kweli also admits that while it’s hard to watch Brooklyn, and New York City, lose its rough edges — the "new" New York has some upsides.