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WNYC News

Museums as White Spaces

Monday, May 04, 2015

Are museums intimidating to minorities? First Lady Michelle Obama says yes.

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Schoolbook

Brooklyn Principal Lures Local Parents to a Middle School in Transition

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

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A middle school in Cobble Hill decided to improve its reputation, and its chance of survival, by collaborating with local families who previously shunned it for more prestigious schools.
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Conducting Business

American Orchestras Grapple With Lack of Diversity

Friday, February 06, 2015

Just over four percent of their musicians are African-American and Latino and when it comes to orchestra boards and CEOs, the numbers are even starker: only one percent.

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Conducting Business

Is New York City's Diversity Reflected in its Arts Organizations?

Thursday, January 08, 2015

New York's Department of Cultural Affairs is embarking on the first comprehensive effort to measure racial and ethnic diversity at the city's museums, venues and performance groups.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

New America

Tuesday, November 25, 2014

William Frey shares the good news about diversity and the globailized, multiracial country the United States is becoming.

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Schoolbook

Opinion: We Need More Diverse Children's Books on the Shelves Now

Monday, October 13, 2014

Sure a book needs to be good to interest a child but it also needs to be put in front of them in the first place. Parents and educators need to diversify their books shelves.
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On Being

Michel Martin — The Fabric of Our Identity

Thursday, October 02, 2014

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On Being

[Unedited] Michel Martin with Krista Tippett

Thursday, October 02, 2014

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WNYC News

Not Just Ferguson, Many NJ Towns Have Mostly White Police

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

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Of the 36 police officers in Plainsboro, N.J. just one is black and two are Hispanic. There are no women. Police say they are struggling to hire women and minorities. 

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On Being

Richard Rodriguez — The Fabric of Our Identity

Thursday, September 18, 2014

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On Being

[Unedited] Richard Rodriguez with Krista Tippett

Thursday, September 18, 2014

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The Takeaway

The Search for Diverse Children's Books

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Patrik Henry Bass discusses his new book, "Zero Degree Zombie Zone," a children's fantasy tale that pits African-American middle schoolers against zombies.

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The Takeaway

Diversity in Friendships: Should We Care?

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

We make very conscious decisions about who our friends are—about how we make friends and break off friendships—but do we really think about the backgrounds of our friend?

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Listen to Lucy

Diversity that makes everyone seem the same

Monday, June 23, 2014

Diversity that makes everyone seem the same

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On The Media

The End of Tell Me More

Friday, June 20, 2014

NPR recently announced that Tell Me More would be cancelled due to financial constraints. As journalist Veralyn Williams put it, it's "The End of NPR's Blackest Show." Brooke talks with Williams and Keith Woods, NPR's VP of Diversity in News and Operations, about the loss and what it means for diversity at NPR. 

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Conducting Business

Orchestras Move at Adagio Pace in Hiring Black and Latino Musicians

Thursday, May 22, 2014

Only about four percent of American orchestra musicians are black and Latino, a number that has changed little in recent history.

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The Takeaway

Making the First Asian-American Sitcom in 20 Years

Monday, May 19, 2014

ABC has released a new fall line up, including two shows about American immigrant families. We talk to the young star of “Fresh Off the Boat,” Hudson Yang, about being one of the first Asian-American kids to head a major network TV show.

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The Takeaway

Today's Takeaway: Money, Access, and Diversity Take On Politics, the Internet, and Television

Monday, May 19, 2014

Net Neutrality: The View From Start-Up Silicon Valley | The Most Expensive Election in America | Tensions Between China & Vietnam Continue to Rise | Retro Report: How DNA Forever Changed Forensic Science | Why the Government Should Have Seen the Mortgage Crisis Coming | ABC Sitcom 'Fresh Off the Boat' ...

WNYC News

At City Hall, the New Face of New York

Wednesday, April 09, 2014

WNYC

De Blasio said he wanted a diverse administration. Did he succeed?

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The Brian Lehrer Show

New NYS Budget and a Report on Diversifying Construction

Monday, March 31, 2014

Ester Fuchs, professor of public affairs and political science and director of the urban and social policy program at Columbia University’s School of International and Public Affairs and former adviser to Mayor Bloomberg, looks at the new New York State budget deal that was reached over the weekend. Plus, she discusses a new report that details a successful apprenticeship program for minority youth to learn construction trades in NYC. Fuchs explains why it's vital to help minority kids access these solid middle-class jobs. 

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