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WNYC News

New York City's Missing Black Men

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

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According to a study by the New York Times, 1.5 million black men are missing from communities across the United States, a trend that has hit the city especially hard.

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The Takeaway

Lessons For London From Newark

Wednesday, August 10, 2011

In 1967, police arrested an African-American cab driver in Newark, N.J. setting off six days of rioting. Last week, the police fatally shot black Briton Mark Duggan; an event that many are calling the spark that ignited four days (to date) of rioting in the U.K. But do the similarities end there? Many would argue that the underlying causes of the 1967 Newark riots — rampant joblessness, alienation and racial disparity — are the same as those that incited riots in the U.K. this week, as well as the riots that overtook America's cities in the late 1960's.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Racial Inequality on Long Island

Thursday, June 09, 2011

Elaine Gross, president of E.R.A.S.E. Racism, discusses racial inequality on Long Island and 10 years of working to close racial barriers to equal education and housing.

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The Brian Lehrer Show

Transcending Racial Inequality

Monday, April 11, 2011

Imani Perry, professor at the Center for African American Studies at Princeton University and author of the new book More Beautiful and More Terrible: The Embrace and Transcendence of Racial Inequality in the United States , discusses persistent racial inequality in the U.S. and the way forward.

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