Alec Hamilton

Senior Producer, WNYC News

Alec Hamilton appears in the following:

Liz Johnson Artur Creates Black Visual Community with "Dusha"

Wednesday, May 08, 2019

In her first solo museum exhibition, Russian Ghanaian artist and photographer presents three decades worth of work focusing on people and scenes reflecting global blackness. 


Goodbye to the Old Morning Edition Theme

Friday, May 03, 2019

NPR will introduce new theme music for Morning Edition this Monday. Friday — the last day the theme will be played on WNYC — we gave it a send off.

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'See You Yesterday' Is a Sci-Fi Black Lives Matter Anthem for the Next Generation

Wednesday, May 01, 2019

Stefon Bristol's first feature film, "See You Yesterday," follows two black Bronx Science students intent on inventing time travel. Oh, and Spike Lee was the executive producer.

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"Sprinter" Filmmaker Talks About Coming of Age in New York City

Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Jamaican-born Storm Saulter says New York City is "a place of creative renewal" that helped him grow as an artist.


Lawyer and Comedian Andrea Coleman is Here to Judge Your Laws

Wednesday, April 17, 2019

Andrea Coleman can prepare a deposition for a racist client — and turn it into comedy in one fell swoop.


Fighting White Supremacy with a Celebration of Blackness

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

In their new book, How We Fight White Supremacy, Akiba Solomon and Kenrya Rankin amplify black joy and humor and complexity in the face of systemic racism. 

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REBEL: Artist Torkwase Dyson Is Trying to "Desperately Live Up to Blackness"

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Torkwase Dyson's art mines the history of black bodies in America — and connects it to urgent issues of climate change and migration. 

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REBEL: Climate Change is a Social Justice Issue

Wednesday, March 13, 2019

The face of environmental activism is changing, and while some of that is due to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, it's also part of a "moral examination" of energy systems.


REBEL: Actor and Author Karyn Parsons on the Power of Storytelling

Wednesday, March 06, 2019

Karyn Parsons has made it her mission to bring stories about black Americans to young folks in new ways. "It would change the way they looked at the world as they entered it," she says.

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Less Snow in NYC Than Anticipated, But Still a Snow Day for Students

Monday, March 04, 2019

A hazardous travel advisory is in effect in New York City through Monday morning. New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy has declared a state of emergency for his state, which saw more snow.


Don't Stop Believing: The Sopranos Turns 20

Thursday, January 10, 2019

20 years ago today, a visibly skeptical Tony Soprano went to see a psychiatrist.


Doodling to Deportation: How Students Pay the Price for Trump Crackdown

Friday, December 28, 2018

As the Trump administration cracks down on the Central American street gang MS-13, high school students in Long Island's Suffolk County are increasingly caught in the cross-hairs.


Who Should Enforce the Rules of the Quiet Car?

Tuesday, December 18, 2018

If you commute by train, you might be one of those people who really savors the "quiet car." But whose job is it to speak up when someone breaks the silence?

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Life After 'I Can't Breathe'

Thursday, October 04, 2018

The video of Eric Garner's death galvanized the movement around police use of force. The man who took the video is in prison.

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Reckoning With Colonialism, A Year After Maria Hit Puerto Rico

Thursday, September 20, 2018

The Takeaway's Tanzina Vega checks in from Puerto Rico, where she says many locals are advocating for statehood or independence after years of feeling neglected by the U.S. government.


Without an Internet Barrier, Transgender Sex Workers Feel Less Safe

Wednesday, August 08, 2018

Transgender sex workers, more so than other sex workers, may be predisposed to more harm without the safety that online vetting can provide. 


He Wrote About Cars for a Living, But He Really Covered Race and Class

Thursday, July 26, 2018

Washington Post columnist Warren Brown was close friends with WNYC producer Alec Hamilton's mother, Martha Hamilton. He died Thursday at the age of 70.


'Fireman'? That's 'Firefighter' to You and Me

Wednesday, May 02, 2018

A bill headed to governor's desk would acknowledge the reality that not all police and firefighters are male.


Contest Challenges Cities to Get Wild

Tuesday, May 01, 2018

New York is putting in a strong performance in the City Nature Challenge.


City Pigeons Strike a Pose in 'The New York Pigeon'

Friday, April 06, 2018

Photographer Andrew Garn's latest portrait collection features 144 pages of New York City's pigeons in flight, at rest, and close-up.

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