Alec Hamilton

Senior Producer, WNYC News

Alec Hamilton appears in the following:

Week Ahead: January 13, 2020

Monday, January 13, 2020

In this week's look ahead: the Supreme Court takes on Bridgegate convictions, New York-born adoptees get to see their original birth certificates, and early voting sites. 

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Massive Waste: New York City Fails to Get a Handle on Trash

Friday, January 10, 2020

New York City's inability to reduce the millions of tons of trash people and businesses produce annually is having serious consequences.

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The Atlantic City Boxing Match That Could Change The Sport For Women

Wednesday, January 08, 2020

If Claressa Shields beats former welterweight world champion Ivana Habazin, it could help push women's boxing into the mainstream.

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New York City's Failure To Recycle Is Also A Trash Problem

Monday, January 06, 2020

New York City does not recycle as well as it could. That leads to trash overflow and outsourcing refuse to landfills in outside communities.

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The End of an Era for Feminist Blogs

Wednesday, December 25, 2019

Feministing, which paved the way for many other feminist sites, will shutter in the new year. 

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Donald Byrd's Theory of Disruption

Friday, December 06, 2019

A new dance opening tonight with the Alvin Ailey Dance Theater tells the story of a race riot 98 years ago. 

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Exploring African Ancestry and Pushing Gender Barriers in Fashion

Wednesday, November 27, 2019

Jamaican-American designer Damian Joel's "Songs of the Gullah" is a gender-neutral line of clothing inspired by the Gullah Geechee Nation.  

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Madison McFerrin Pays Homage to Operatic Legend Sissieretta Jones

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Singer-songwriter Madison McFerrin talks surviving criticism from Snoop Dogg, hosting her Sissieretta series, and the importance of building community. 

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Writing the Stories of Black Girls in America

Wednesday, November 06, 2019

In "Some Places More Than Others," Renee Watson helps black girls navigate the world around them. 

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Picturing Obama: Eight Years of Photographing the First Black President

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Imagine being a young black male photojournalist and getting the opportunity to capture Barack Obama and his family in the White House. Lawrence Jackson did that.

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Camping Under the Airplanes at Brooklyn's Camp Gateway

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

A former airstrip in Brooklyn provides the opportunity to sleep under the stars.. and streetlights. 

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"The Read" Comes To TV

Wednesday, October 09, 2019

Crissle West and Kid Fury are taking their beloved podcast to the small screen.

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New Memoir Captures "Wild and Precious Life" of Edie Windsor

Friday, October 04, 2019

Even before she became internationally famous as an activist for marriage equality, Edie Windsor was living an extraordinary life. 

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Antwaun Sargent Wants to Shift the Visual Narrative on Beauty

Wednesday, October 02, 2019

"The New Black Vanguard: Photography Between Art and Fashion" curates images from an informal movement of young black photographers.

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Rebel: 'Always in Season' Explores the History of Lynching Through a Layered Lens

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Filmmaker Jacqueline Olive's documentary "Always in Season" explores the history of lynching in America, and why it still matters that we talk about it today. 

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Walter Mosley Thinks Everyone Should Be Able to Say "N-----"

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Free speech means some people are going to be uncomfortable, says the writer. "It should bother people. And that's why I said it."

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Lawsuit Challenges Transfer of Transgender Inmate to Women's Prison

Thursday, September 12, 2019

A transgender woman in New Jersey is set to move to a women's prison after over a year in men's facilities. But a challenge from corrections officers poses a possible delay.

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Why Christina Coleman Shifted From Journalism To Politics

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Telling the stories of black women is something Christina Coleman did for years as a journalist. Now she's doing it in a different arena — the 2020 presidential campaign.

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A South Korean Adoptee Turns His Personal Story Into a Global Project

Wednesday, September 04, 2019

In "Side By Side," filmmakers Glenn and Julie Morey share the stories of 100 South Korean adult adoptees. "The most commonly used phrase of all was, 'I was the only one.'"   

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NY Public Library Lions Ready for a Cleaning

Monday, September 02, 2019

The New York Public Library's iconic lions are hitting the showers.

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